The sound a cat makes

Languages express sounds differently. Looking at the sounds a cat makes, according to different langues, paints a colorful picture and describes this well.

Danish: miav
Dutch: miauw
English: meow
Finnish: miau
French: miaou
German: miau
Greek: miaou
Hebrew: miyau
Hungarian: miau
Italian: miau
Japanese: nyan nyan/nyaa nyaa
Russian: miyau
Spanish: miao
Swedish: mjan mjan
Turkish: miyav
Urdu: meow

For more animal noises, check out Derek Abbott’s Animal Noise Page.

(Via Boing Boing)

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