Juliet (julietaldy) wrote in linguaphiles,
Juliet
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Sound Symbolism

Hey all,

I'm doing a presentation on sound symbolism in a class.  To make it more interesting, I thought I'd do a short activity with the class, but I need ya'll's help.

I need a translation of high-frequency augmentative/diminutive words in any language you know very well.  So, to give an example in English:

augmentative: big, large, huge
diminutive: small, little, tiny

Note the emphasis on high-frequency.  I also need the translation to be in the Latin alphabet, so the class can understand all the examples.

TIA
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