συμφωνία

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From σῠ́μφωνος (súmphōnos, agreeing in sound, harmonious) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā), from σῠν- (sun-, with, together) +‎ φωνή (phōnḗ, sound).

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σῠμφωνῐ́ᾱ (sumphōníāf (genitive σῠμφωνῐ́ᾱς); first declension

  1. agreement in sound, symphony
  2. (music) accord, concord (e.g. octave)
  3. numerous sounds played together, a concert of vocal or instrumental (or both) music
  4. music
  5. band, orchestra
  6. type of musical instrument
  7. harmony, agreement, accord

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek συμφωνία (sumphōnía).

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συμφωνία (symfoníaf (plural συμφωνίες)

  1. agreement, concurrence
  2. consent
  3. arrangement, pact
  4. (music) symphony
  5. settlement

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