Symphony etymology


English word symphony comes from Ancient Greek σύν, Ancient Greek φωνή

Etymology of symphony

Detailed word origin of symphony

Dictionary entry Language Definition
σύν Ancient Greek (grc)
φωνή Ancient Greek (grc)
σύμφωνος Ancient Greek (grc)
συμφωνία Ancient Greek (grc)
symphonia Latin (lat) A kind of musical instrument. An agreement of sounds; a harmony, symphony.
simphonie Old French (fro)
symphony English (en) (US, informal) a symphony orchestra. An extended piece of music of sophisticated structure, usually for orchestra. Harmony in music or colour, or a harmonious combination of elements.

Words with the same origin as symphony

Descendants of φωνή

microphone phone stereo telephone