euphony

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Etymology[edit]

eu- (good) + -phony, from Middle French euphonie, from Late Latin euphonia, from Ancient Greek εὐφωνία (euphōnia), from εὔφωνος (euphōnos).

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euphony (plural euphonies)

  1. A pronunciation of letters and syllables which is pleasing to the ear.
  2. Good phonetic quality of certain words.
    When I hear you speak, I hear beautiful euphony.

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