-phone

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φωνή (phōnḗ, sound), related to fame.

Suffix[edit]

-phone

  1. A type of sound e.g. allophone.
  2. A device that makes a sound e.g. saxophone.
  3. A device related to the telephone e.g. textphone.
  4. A speaker of a certain language e.g. Francophone.
  5. Part of some classical names, e.g., Persephone, Tisiphone.

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Translations[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φωνή (phōnḗ, sound)

Suffix[edit]

-phone

  1. speaker of a specific language
  2. something that makes a sound e.g. saxophone

Derived terms[edit]