gramophone

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English[edit]

Grammophon.jpg

Etymology[edit]

From the trademark Gramophone, coined by German-American inventor Emile Berliner in 1887 after the invention of the first phonograph, from Ancient Greek γράμμα (grámma, letter) + φωνή (phōnḗ, sound).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: grămʹ-ə-fōn', IPA(key): /ˈɡɹæm.ə.ˌfəʊn/
    • (US) [ˈɡɹæm.ə.ˌfoʊn]
      • (file)
    • (UK) [ˈɡɹæm.ə.ˌfəʊn]
  • Rhymes: -æməfəʊn

Noun[edit]

gramophone (plural gramophones)

  1. (Britain, dated) A record player.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English gramophone.

Noun[edit]

gramophone m (plural gramophones)

  1. gramophone
    Synonym: phonographe

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