Recently, I need the sound of crowing of a rooster that most exotic for my poem
Thread poster: ivo abdman

ivo abdman
Indonesia
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Jan 21, 2008

Hi all,

Recently, I need the sound of crowing of a cock that most exotic for my poem.

Would you like to provide me with a crowing sound of a cock in the morning of your country,

for example in my country (indonesia)

kukuru yuuuk (in indonesian)

pronounciation in english ---> cu cu ru yuk, u sound like u in procedure

Thank you so much

[Edited at 2008-01-21 17:41]

[Edited at 2008-01-22 03:44]

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2008-01-22 04:40]


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chord0
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the sound of a rooster Jan 22, 2008

hello
In most Spanish speaking countries the sounding of a rooster is described as:

kikiri!

whether you can use it in your poem or not I do not know, this is used in prose and also in children's stories.

good luck
georgina


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NancyLynn
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In Canada Jan 22, 2008

English-speaking roosters say Cockle-doodle-dooo! and the Francophone roosters say Co-co-ree-co!

Nancy


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Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
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Two more from Europe Jan 22, 2008

In Germany they say Kikerikie! and in Finnish kukkokiekuu! But these must NOT be pronounced the English way of course!

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Jan Willem van Dormolen  Identity Verified
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Dutch Jan 22, 2008

In Dutch:
Kukeleku

Pronounced as German Kükelekü.


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Wenjer Leuschel  Identity Verified
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Chinese roosters Jan 22, 2008

They crow in the North "Wowowo!" and in the South "Gugugu!"

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Özden Arıkan  Identity Verified
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Turkish Jan 22, 2008

They crow like this over there: ü-ürü-üüüü - the ü at the beginning is short and sudden, whereas the one at the end may be extended as much as you wish

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Amy Williams  Identity Verified
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www.Bzzzpeek.com Jan 22, 2008

Take a look at this site (mentioned on these forums before), which contains some fantastic interpretations of animal noises by children in different countries.
www.Bzzzpeek.com.


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ivo abdman
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the winner at a moment Jan 22, 2008

the winner at a momen come to

In Canada

English-speaking roosters say Cockle-doodle-dooo! and the Francophone roosters say Co-co-ree-co!

Nancy


and the one that make me laugh:

Chinese roosters

They crow in the North "Wowowo!" and in the South "Gugugu!"

Wenjer Leuschel


Thank you very much


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María Teresa Taylor Oliver  Identity Verified
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In Spanish = quiquiriquí Jan 22, 2008

chord0 wrote:

hello
In most Spanish speaking countries the sounding of a rooster is described as:

kikiri!


Actually, the rendering would be: QUIQUIRIQUÍ (with the accent on the last syllable).

According to the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española:

quiquiriquí.
1. onomat. U. para imitar el canto del gallo. U. t. c. s. m.
2. m. coloq. Persona que quiere sobresalir y gallear.

(1. Onomatopeia: to imitate the crowing of a rooster)

You can also check the Wikipedia article for "Onomatopeia", which uses precisely the example of a rooster, see:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onomatopeia
In Spanish, "quiquiriqui" for a rooster crow

The article also lists other languages. A good resource, I think...

Good luck!


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Yuliya Gritsyuk  Identity Verified
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RUSSIAN ROOSTER:) Jan 27, 2008

iN RUSSIA ROOSTER SCREAMS "KU-KA-RRE-KU`"!!!!!

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Ivana UK  Identity Verified
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And in ITALIAN Feb 28, 2008

the pronunciation is the same as in Spanish (I think) - only the spelling is different:

chicchirichì



[Edited at 2008-02-28 18:51]


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Rosina Peixoto  Identity Verified
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In Uruguay Jun 14, 2008

roosters say: Cocorocó


It´s not that roosters make a different sound in every part of the world, but people
interpret that sound differently.


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