-phone etymology

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

Detailed word origin of -phone

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰeh₂-s-ri- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰoh₂neh₂ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
φωνή Ancient Greek (grc)
-phone English (eng) A device related to the telephone.. A device that makes a sound.. A speaker of a certain language.. A type of sound.

Words with the same origin as -phone

Descendants of *bʰeh₂-s-ri-
abandon be bean bee been ben boy boyfriend cell confess confession cowboy fabulous fairy fame famous fancy fantasy fatal fate holmes mike phone profession professor