Different sounds of birds in Chinese

Different sounds of birds in Chinese

There are various words for the natural sounds of many things such as birds, insects, etc. This kind of words are called onomatopoetic words. In this article, we learn different sounds of birds in Chinese. 

喳喳 zhā zhā, twittering sound of birds.

喜鹊在桉树上喳喳地叫。

There are magpies twittering in the eucalyptus trees. 

啁啾 zhōu jiū, chattering sound of birds

啁啾One bird chirped, all the birds began to sing.

呖呖 lì lì, chirping sound of birds

呖呖

The Orioles are warbling.

嘤嘤 yīng yīng, sound of birds

花园万紫千红鸟鸣嘤嘤

The gardens blazed with colour and throbbed with birdsong.

噌 cēng, sound of birds

麻雀

The sparrow whizzed up into a tree.

哑哑 yā yā, caw of birds especially crows

幼鸟的这种雏声,和婴儿哑哑学语的情况相似。

The subsong of young birds is comparable to the babbling that human infants do before they learn to speak.

嘎嘎 gā gā, quacking sound of ducks or wild gooses

鸭子嘎嘎叫。The duck quacks.

咕咕 gū gū, cooing sound of a dove

鸽子在林中咕咕啼鸣。The doves were cooing in the trees.

啾啾 jiū jiū, chirping sound of many birds together

鸟儿在枝头欢快地啾啾鸣唱。

The birds chirp merrily at the top of tree.

咯咯 gē gēclucking sound of a hen

一只花母鸡沿着“居民点”的大街一摇一晃地走着,一面咯咯地傻叫。
A speckled hen swaggered down the main street of the “settlement”,
cackling foolishly.

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