Human sounds with definitions and RP IPA

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to cry
/kraɪ/ to produce tears as the result of a strong emotion, such as unhappiness or pain
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to sob
/sɒb/ to cry noisily, taking in deep breaths
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łkać, szlochać
to suck
/sʌk/ to pull in liquid or air through your mouth without using your teeth, or to move the tongue and muscles of the mouth around something inside your mouth, often in order to dissolve it
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/ˈhɪk.ʌp/ a loud noise that you make in the throat without wanting to, caused by a sudden tightening of a muscle just below the chest and usually happening repeatedly
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to burp
/bɜːp/ to allow air from the stomach to come out through the mouth in a noisy way
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to yawn
/jɔːn/ to open the mouth wide and take a lot of air into the lungs and slowly send it out, usually when tired or bored
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to snore
/snɔː/ to breathe in a very noisy way while you are sleeping
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to sigh
/saɪ/ to breathe out slowly and noisily, expressing tiredness, sadness, pleasure, etc.:
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to shout
/ʃaʊt/ to express strong emotions, such as anger, fear, or excitement, or to express strong opinions, in a loud voice
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to bark
/bɑːk/ to shout at someone in a forceful manner
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to roar
/rɔː/ to shout loudly
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to grunt
/ɡrʌnt/ (of a person) to make a short, low sound instead of speaking, usually because of anger or pain
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to grumble
/ˈɡrʌmbl̩/ to complain about someone or something in an annoyed way OR If your stomach grumbles, it makes a low, continuous noise, usually because you are hungry
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marudzić, zrzędzić, burczeć w brzuchu
to mutter
/'mʌtə/ speak quietly and in a low voice that is not easy to hear, often when you are worried or complaining about something
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to mumble
/mʌmbl̩/ to speak quietly and in a way that is not clear so that the words are difficult to understand
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mrukać, mamrotać
to bite someone's head off
/baɪt ˈsəˌmwənz hed ɒf/ to speak to someone angrily when there is no reason to
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mówić do kogoś ze złością bez przyczyny
to stammer
/ˈstæmə/ to speak or say something with unusual pauses or repeated sounds, either because of speech problems or because of fear and anxiety
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jąkać się
to stutter
/ˈstʌtə/ to speak or say something, especially the first part of a word, with difficulty, for example pausing before it or repeating it several times
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jąkać się (2)
to whisper
/ˈwɪspə/ to speak very quietly, using the breath but not the voice, so that only the person close to you can hear you
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to clear one's throat
/tə klɪə wʌnz θrəʊt/ to give a small cough
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to clap
/klæp/ to make a short loud noise by hitting your hands together
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/əˈplɔːz/ the sound of people clapping their hands repeatedly to show enjoyment or approval of something such as a performance or speech
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to cheer
/tʃɪə/ to give a loud shout of approval or encouragement
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to call out (something)
/kɔːl aʊ/ to speak loudly
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wykrzykiwać, zawołać, głośno mówić
to gasp
/ɡɑːsp/ to take a short, quick breath through the mouth, especially because of surprise, pain, or shock
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łapać powietrze z trudem
to boo
/buː/ to make an expression of strong disapproval or disagreement
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to whistle
/ˈwɪsl̩/ to make a high sound by forcing air through a small hole or passage, especially through the lips, or through a special device held to the lips
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to chant
/tʃɑːnt/ to repeat or sing a word or phrase continuously
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to groan
/ɡrəʊn/ a deep, long sound showing great pain or unhappiness
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to blow one's nose
/bləʊ wʌnz nəʊz/ to force air from your lungs and through your nose to clear it
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to sneeze
/sniːz/ When you sneeze, air and often small drops of liquid suddenly come out of your nose and mouth in a way you cannot control
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to cough
/kɒf/ to force air out of your lungs through your throat with a short, loud sound
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to gargle
/ˈɡɑːɡl̩/ to move a liquid around in your throat without swallowing, especially to clean it or stop it feeling painful
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płukać gardło
to pant
/pænt/ to breathe quickly and loudly through your mouth, usually because you have been doing something very energetic
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dyszeć (ze zmęczenia)
to wheeze
/wiːz/ to make a high, rough noise while breathing because of some breathing difficulty
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to lose one's voice
/luːz wʌnz vɔɪs/ to be unable to speak for a period of time, for example, because you have a cold
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stracić głos
/krəʊk/ If you croak, you speak with a rough voice because you have a sore or dry throat.
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to chuckle
/ˈtʃʌkl̩/ to laugh quietly
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to giggle
/ ˈɡɪɡl̩/ to laugh repeatedly in a quiet but uncontrolled way, often at something silly or rude or when you are nervous
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chichotać niekontrolowanie
to snigger
/ˈsnɪɡə/ to laugh at someone or something in a silly and often unkind way
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podśmiewać się
/ʃriːk/ a short, loud, high cry, especially one produced suddenly as an expression of a powerful emotion
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/haʊl/ to make a loud sound, usually to express pain, sadness, or another strong emotion
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to titter
/ˈtɪtə/ to laugh nervously, often at something that you feel you should not be laughing at
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śmiać się nerwowo
to laugh like a drain
/lɑːf ˈlaɪk ə dreɪn/ to laugh a lot, very loudly
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śmiać się długo i głośno

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