euphony etymology

English word euphony comes from English -phony (Forms nouns related to sound or musical structure.), English eu- (Good, well. True, genuine.)

Detailed word origin of euphony

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phony English (eng) Forms nouns related to sound or musical structure.
eu- English (eng) Good, well. True, genuine.
euphony English (eng) A pronunciation of letters and syllables which is pleasing to the ear.. Good phonetic quality of certain words.

Words with the same origin as euphony

Descendants of -phony
Anglophony anthrophonic anthrophony autophony biophonic biophony bronchophony echophony egophony euphonic euphonious geophonic holophony homophony laryngophony micropolyphonic nonpolyphonic orthophony photophony pleophony polyphonic polyphonically polyphony stereophony
Descendants of eu-
eubacterium eucapnia eucatastrophe eucatastrophically eucynodont eugeosyncline euhedral eumelanin eumenorrheic euonym euparathyroid euparathyroidism eupathy euphotic euplasia eupnea eusociality euterrestrial eutheism euthyroid eutonic euvolemia