ENGLISH WORDS AND GREEK COGNATES.

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TONE

Posted by Johannes on 1 November 2008

Etymology of tone

Tone derives from the Latin tonus, from the Greek τόνος (tonos; tone) from the verb τείνω (teino; to stretch)

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In modern Greek
a) τόνος: tone [tonos]
b) τείνω: stretch [teino]
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Η λέξη tone (τόνος) προέρχεται από το Λατινικό tonus, από το ελληνικό τόνος από το ρήμα τείνω.
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