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euphony Explained

euphony at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1591 (as euphonia), from Gk. euphonia, from euphonos "well-sounding," from eu- "good" + phone "sound, voice," related to phanai "speak." Hence, euphonium (1865), the musical instrument. ///

euphony at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

39 Moby Thesaurus words for "euphony":
accord, accordance, attune, attunement, balance, beauty, chime,
chiming, concentus, concert, concinnity, concord, concordance,
consonance, consonancy, consort, diapason, equilibrium, harmonics,
harmony, heavy harmony, homophony, measure, measuredness,
monochord, monody, order, orderedness, proportion, rhythm,
sweetness, symmetry, symphony, synchronism, synchronization,
three-part harmony, tune, unison, unisonance

euphony at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Elegance): elegance, purity, grace, ease, gracefulness, euphony.

Euphony at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Euphony \Eu"pho*ny\, n.; pl. {Euphonies}. [L. euphonia, Gr. ?,
fr. ? sweet-voiced; ? well + ? sound, voice; akin to ? to
speak: cf. F. euphonie.]
A pleasing or sweet sound; an easy, smooth enunciation of
sounds; a pronunciation of letters and syllables which is
pleasing to the ear.

euphony at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

euphony
n : any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds; "he fell
asleep to the music of the wind chimes" [syn: {music}]

euphony at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » lang=grc|εὐφωνία|tr=euphōnia, from Inter: term » lang=grc|εὔφωνος|tr=euphōnos.

Noun

Inter: en-noun » euphonies
  • A pronunciation of letters and syllables which is pleasing to the ear.
    1. Good phonetic quality of certain words.
    2. : When I hear you speak, I hear beautiful euphony.

      Antonyms

      * cacophony

      Derived terms

      * euphonious

  • euphonic

    Translations

    Inter: trans-to » p
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|благозвучие|n|sc=Cyrl
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|eufonia
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|euphonie|f
  • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|ევფონია|sc=Geor, Inter: t- » ka|კეთილხმოვანება|sc=Geor
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|ευφωνία|tr=effonía|f
  • : Ancient: Inter: tø » grc|εὐφωνία|f|sc=polytonic
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|eufonia|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Inter: trreq » Romanian
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|благозвучие|n|sc=Cyrl|tr=blagozvúčije
    • Serbo-Croatian:
    • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|blagoglasje|n
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|eufonía|f
    • Inter: trreq » Turkish


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » euphony
    Translation: el » euphony
    Translation: fr » euphony
    Translation: ko » euphony
    Translation: io » euphony
    Translation: it » euphony
    Translation: kn » euphony
    Translation: my » euphony
    Translation: pl » euphony
    Category: simple:euphony -
    Translation: ta » euphony
    Translation: te » euphony
    Translation: tr » euphony
    Translation: vi » euphony