-phone

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φωνή ‎(phōnḗ, sound), related to fame.

Suffix[edit]

-phone

  1. A type of sound.
    allophone; homophone
  2. A device that makes a sound.
    aerophone; saxophone
  3. A device related to the telephone.
    textphone
  4. A speaker of a certain language.
    Anglophone; Francophone; Germanophone

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φωνή ‎(phōnḗ, sound)

Suffix[edit]

-phone

  1. speaker of a specific language
  2. something that makes a sound e.g. saxophone

Derived terms[edit]