konkon

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Explanation

What sound is this?
  • ・When something hard hits something else continuously, it makes this sound. It is a light and reverberant sound.
for example
  • ・I knocked at the door lightly.
  • ・The teacher rapped on the blackboard lightly.
  • ・When I tapped a watermelon, it made a hollow sound.
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dondon

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Explanation

What sound is this?
  • ・This sound is made when you knock loudly on a door or beat a drum. It is a heavy and hollow sound.
for example
  • ・I can hear someone banging on the door.
  • ・I beat the drum loudly to cheer my team at the sports festival.