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Onomatopoeia vary a lot between languages (for example, nicely illustrated!), and what you think sounds like or unlike the real sound is much more cultural than absolute. If you are referring to new, or at least, not-in-dictionary 擬音語｛ぎおんご} in manga etc, and how to tell their meaning, I think they are often in practice just variants on existing sound effects ...
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