叫聲嘅一種。一般貓咪發出嘅喵叫聲可能具有唔同嘅音調,有時會不停噉重複喵叫聲、低聲發出喵叫聲或剩係氣音。成年嘅貓好少會互相發出喵叫聲,多數只會對人類發出喵叫聲[1],因此貓咪對住人類發出喵叫聲嘅行為被認為可能係貓咪被馴化後,源自於貓仔發出喵叫聲行為嘅延續,目的係為咗引起主人嘅注意。[2]

A cat meowing.
一隻喺度喵喵聲嘅貓。

拼寫

各種語言對貓叫聲(    )嘅象聲詞普通話(miāo)、粵語(miu1)、潮汕話(ngiao1或ngiou1)[3]韓語為YangYang(양양)、日語為nyaa(にゃあ)、美式英語為meow[4]英式英語為miaow、法語為miaou,同埋其他唔同嘅語言拼法。

唔同語言嘅喵叫拼法

拼寫方式 所屬語言
miāo( 普通話
miu1( 粵語
ngiao1 / ngiou1( 潮汕話[3]
muwaa' (مُواء) Arabic[5]
meo Vietnamese[6]
meong Indonesian
miyu (میو) Persian
meow 美式英語[7]
mèu Catalan
miaou French
miau Belarusian, Croatian, Finnish, German, Ido, Interlingua, Latin, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish
miauw Dutch
miao Italian
miaow 英式英語[8]
miyav Turkish
miav Danish
mjau Norwegian and Swedish
miyau (միյաւ) Armenian
mao (ম্যাঁও (myām̥ō)) Bengali
meogre Kyrgyz
miaŭ Esperanto
ngiyaw Filipino[9]
miyāʾūṉ (Template:Nq) 烏爾都語[10]
mjá Icelandic
mňau Slovak, Czech
ngeung Kapampangan[11]
knavili (კნავილი) Georgian
njäu Estonian
ņau Latvian
nyav Ukrainian
mi'au Lojban
niaou (νιάου) Greek[12]
nyā (にゃー) 日語
yaong (야옹) or nyang () 韓語
myau (מיאו) Hebrew
myau (מיאַו) Yiddish
mjau (мјау) Serbian
miáú (miau) or nyaú Hungarian
myau (мяу) Russian, Bulgarian
ngiau Malay
mijav Slovene
mia'wj Mi'kmaw

睇埋

註解

  1. 單熙汝. "《全圖解貓咪行為學》:各種貓叫聲的含意". thenewslens.com. 原著喺2020-08-08歸檔. 喺2020-11-07搵到. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help)
  2. "Meowing and Yowling". Virtual Pet Behaviorist. ASPCA. 原著喺2012-09-06歸檔. 喺28 May 2012搵到. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 需要注意嘅係,呢度列举嘅係「喵」字喺潮汕話中嘅口語化讀音[失咗效嘅鏈],文讀依然係miao1,但日常生活中比較少講文讀發音
  4. "Meow". Online Etymology Dictionary. 原著喺2017-10-18歸檔. 喺27 December 2015搵到. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help)
  5. الدغامين, أحمد (March 6, 2008). "السموع : أسماء أصوات الحيوانات والطيور بالعربية ( الجزء الأول )". Abu Dhabi. 原著喺2011-02-16歸檔. 喺12 April 2018搵到. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help)
  6. Peggy Bivens (2002). Language Arts 1, Volume 1. Saddleback Publishing. p. 59. ISBN 978-1562-54508-6. 原著喺2020-08-04歸檔. 喺2020-11-07搵到. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help)
  7. "Definition of MEOW". www.merriam-webster.com (英文). 原著喺2009-04-22歸檔. 喺2020-02-07搵到. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help)
  8. "MIAOW | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary". dictionary.cambridge.org (英文). 原著喺2015-10-11歸檔. 喺2020-02-07搵到. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help)
  9. "Filipino Animal Sounds: Tagalog to English: Dictionary Online". tagaloglang.com. 1 September 2018. 喺November 15, 2018搵到.
  10. Template:NqTemplate:Rlm, Template:NqTemplate:Rlm (1978). [[:Template:Nq]][[:Template:Rlm]] (Urdu) (第2nd版). Lahore: Feroz Sons, Ltd. p. 1334. ISBN 9690005146. 原著喺2020-08-04歸檔. 喺2020-11-07搵到. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help); URL–wikilink conflict (help)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  11. ""Ngeung, "a cat's meow;" ngumeung, "to meow;" ngeungan, "against whom the cat meows, like at one who is eating."" (PDF). hau.edu.ph. p. 96. 原著 (PDF)喺2016-03-07歸檔. 喺14 November 2017搵到. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help)
  12. νιαουρίζω. WordReference.com (希臘文). 原著喺2011-07-20歸檔. 喺28 May 2012搵到. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help)