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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

τόνος (tónosm (genitive τόνου); second declension

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

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

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)
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French tonne (ton).

NounEdit

τόνος (tónosm

  1. tonne, tonnage (unit of weight)
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Etymology 3Edit

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

NounEdit

τόνος (tónosm (plural τόνοι)

  1. tuna (fish)
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