τόνος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

τόνος (tónosm (genitive τόνου); second declension

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

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Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

τόνος (tónosm (plural τόνοι)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French tonne (ton).

Noun[edit]

τόνος (tónosm

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

Borrowing 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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