homophony etymology

English word homophony comes from English -phony (Forms nouns related to sound or musical structure.), English homo-

Detailed word origin of homophony

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phony English (eng) Forms nouns related to sound or musical structure.
homo- English (eng) (organic chemistry) Used to form the names of compounds derived from simpler ones by addition of a methylene group. Of or pertaining to homosexuals or homosexuality. Same.
homophony English (eng) (music) a texture in which two or more parts move together in harmony, the relationship between them creating chords.. The quality of being homophonous.

Words with the same origin as homophony

Descendants of -phony
Anglophony anthrophonic anthrophony autophony biophonic biophony bronchophony echophony egophony euphonic euphonious euphony geophonic holophony laryngophony micropolyphonic nonpolyphonic orthophony photophony pleophony polyphonic polyphonically polyphony stereophony
Descendants of homo-
homoarginine homocarnosine homocentrism homodifunctionalized homodisubstituted homodromous homoerotic homomania homomer homonym homopaternal homophase homophobe homophobia homopurine homorhythm homosex homosphere homostructure homosubstituted homotaxis homothermal homovanillic homovanillic acid homovitexin