Meaning of ideophonic in English:

ideophonic

adjective

Linguistics
  • Relating to or characterized by onomatopoeia or sound symbolism; belonging to a class of ideophones.

Pronunciation

ideophonic

/??d??(?)?f?n?k/ /???d??(?)?f?n?k/ /??d??(?)?f??n?k/

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association.