A Woof by any other name

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"Woof Woof" is one of the common ways of representing the bark of a dog in the english language, along with ruff ruff, arf arf, yip yip and yap yap. However in different parts of the world other cultures hear the sound of a dogs bark differently.

French - waouh, waouh; ouah, ouah; vaf, vaf; ouaf, ouaf; wouf, wouf; wouaf,wouaf; jappe, jappe

German - wuff, wuff; wau, wau

Spanish - guau-guau; gua, gua; jau, jau

Dutch - blaf, blaf; kef, kef; waf, waf; woef, woef

Chinese, Mandarin - wang, wang

Welsh - wff, wff

Polish - hau, hau

Italian - bau, bau

What does your dog say ?

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