Phone etymology


English word phone comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂-s-ri-

Etymology of phone

Detailed word origin of phone

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*bʰeh₂-s-ri- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*bʰoh₂neh₂ Proto-Indo-European (ine)
φωνή Ancient Greek (grc)
phone English (en) (phonetics) A speech segment that possesses distinct physical or perceptual properties, considered as a physical event without regard to its place in the phonology of a language.

Words with the same origin as phone