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As for creating onomatopoeia in general, I don't think there are anything clear enough that can be called rules. On rare occasions when they are made, they are most probably based on existing ones + super fuzzy associations between sounds and actions or objects, in the following sense. They may well be based on the sounds that the onomatopoeia describes, but ...


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つぷ (or つぷり, つぷっ) is not a new or rare onomatopoeia at all. You can google it (results may contain materials that are NSFW). It's basically a lighter variant of ずぶ (or ずぶり, ずぶずぶ, ずぶっ). Only a very few creative writers try to make totally new onomatopoeias in their works, and there is no "rule" for such creative activities. Most can be understood as ...


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