τόνος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*ten-

From Proto-Hellenic *tónos, from Proto-Indo-European *tón-os, from *ten- ‎(stretch).

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Noun[edit]

τόνος ‎(tónos) (genitive τόνου); m, second declension

  1. rope, cord
  2. chord
  3. tone, note

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Greek[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek τόνος ‎(tónos, rope, chord, tone).

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Noun[edit]

τόνος ‎(tónosm ‎(plural τόνοι)

  1. (orthography, typography, grammar)  ΄ ,  stress, accent, tonos
  2. (music) note, pitch, tone
  3. shade
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see also: Greek Punctuation and Greek alphabet (Diacritics)

Etymology 2[edit]

From French tonne ‎(ton)

Noun[edit]

τόνος ‎(tónosm

  1. tonne, tonnage (unit of weight)
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Italian tonno ‎(tuna), from Latin tunnus, from Ancient Greek θύννος ‎(thúnnos)

Noun[edit]

τόνος ‎(tónosm ‎(plural τόνοι)

  1. tuna (fish)
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