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Posted by Johannes on 10 August 2008

Etymology of sound

The word sound came from the Latin sonus, which derives from the Greek τόνος (tonos; tone).
From the same root: sonic
Η λέξη sound (ήχος, θόρυβος, φωνή) προήλθε από το Λατινικό sonus, το οποίο προέρχεται από το Ελληνικό τόνος.
Τόνος (tonos) –> tonus –> sonus –> sound
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