Mozzicato by the mozzies

Here is a delight for lovers of onomatopoeia – a map showing the distribution throughout Italy of the range of words used for the action carried out by the mosquito on the innocent human skin. It would be onomatopoeia if you could hear the bite.

http://blog.terminologiaetc.it/2014/08/13/geosinonimi-puntura-insetto/

This website does have an English translation option but I think that the verbs speak for themselves – even more effectively if one can find an Italian to declaim them operatically.

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