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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic طُوفَان(ṭūfān), probably of ultimate Sinitic origin, influenced by Ancient Greek Τυφῶν (Tuphôn). More at typhoon.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tiˈfon/, [t̪iˈfõn]
  • Rhymes: -on

NounEdit

tifón m (plural tifones)

  1. (weather) typhoon, tropical cyclone
  2. waterspout

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