ChineseEdit

float; general; vague sound; noise; news
simp. and trad.
(泛音)
alternative forms 汎音

EtymologyEdit

From (fàn, “to float, to flow > to overflow; to be superfluous”) and (yīn, “sound, tone, i.e. the higher-than-basic tones”).

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

泛音

  1. overtone; harmonic

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