Bang, an onomatopoeic word

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Bang, an onomatopoeic word
 

Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘clang’.

Clang
Pronunciation:
\ˈklaŋ\
Function:
verb
Etymology:
Latin clangere; akin to Greek klazein to scream, bark, Old English hliehhan to laugh
Date:
1576
intransitive verb
1 a: to make a loud metallic ringing sound <anvils clanged> b: to go with a clang
2: to utter the characteristic harsh cry of a birdtransitive verb: to cause to clang <clang a bell>


clang. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clang
 
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