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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tó.nos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈto.nos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈto.nos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈto.nos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈto.nos/
  • NounEdit

    τόνος (tónosm (genitive τόνου); second declension

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

    InflectionEdit

    Derived termsEdit

    DescendantsEdit

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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
    DeclensionEdit
    Coordinate termsEdit
    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)
    DeclensionEdit

    Etymology 3Edit

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

    NounEdit

    τόνος (tónosm (plural τόνοι)

    1. tuna (fish)
    DeclensionEdit