euphonic etymology

English word euphonic comes from English -ic, English euphony

Detailed word origin of euphonic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
euphony English (eng) A pronunciation of letters and syllables which is pleasing to the ear.. Good phonetic quality of certain words.
euphonic English (eng) Characterized by euphony; harmonious.

Words with the same origin as euphonic

Descendants of -ic
age alcoholic atomic basic criticism electronic engineering heroic idiotic magnetic math mathematics period physics psychiatric realistic romantic science stem tech technology teen teenage tonic topic
Descendants of euphony
euphonious euphoniousness euphonize