sacsafón

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French saxophone, a combination of the surname of its inventor Adolphe Sax (1814–94) + -o- + -phone (phone), from Ancient Greek φωνή (phōnḗ, voice)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsˠaksˠəfˠoːnˠ]

Noun[edit]

sacsafón m (genitive sacsafóin, nominative plural sacsafóin)

  1. (music) saxophone

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sacsafón shacsafón
after "an", tsacsafón
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.