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I think it's just the way a culture interprets it, I mean, do pigs really go "oink"? Isn't it more of a "snort" sound? ^^''
well, I guess cat's rarely sound like meow, though I'm not sure nya is any closer; cuter, but probably not closer.
Exactly, sometimes a dog may go "WAN!" and other times it may go "BARK."
But I don't think anybody really knows how to duplicate a cat. xD
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Dogs are often called ワンちゃん (or ポチ) and cats ニャンちゃん. (not the actual name given to the pets- a cute way of saying dog or cat)
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Odd, my cat makes a sound more like reeowwww...
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cats are similar meow and niau
the Japanese cat sound is actually "nyaa".
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heh, interestingly, if you watch a lot of anime, you will notice some of the over-cute characters making sounds like the cat noise. Sometimes nyuu instead.
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whoa oO But.. that doesnt make sense to me.. Do their animals make different sounds? lol..
different cultures interpret animal sounds, i believe.
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Yes you definitely hear it alot in anime, but also in real people trying to act cute. The biggest one is instead of saying そうだな you'll hear そうだにゃー
don't do it. haha