According to VOA, every language in the world has words that express sounds. English examples are “Pow”, “Bam” or “Whizz”. Words you’ll find in comics. They’re called onomatopoetic words. More examples are the sounds a dog makes: Woof Woof! or the sounds of a cat: Meow Meow!

Listen to the audio to find out more about English onomatopoetic words.