iPhone etymology

English word iPhone comes from English vital, English phone

Detailed word origin of iPhone

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
vital English (eng) Capable of living; in a state to live; viable.. Containing life; living.. Invigorating or life-giving.. Necessary to continued existence.. Necessary to the continuation of life; being the seat of life; being that on which life depends.. Relating to the recording of life events.. Relating to, or characteristic of life.. Very important.
phone English (eng) (phonetics) A speech segment that possesses distinct physical or perceptual properties, considered as a physical event without regard to its place in the phonology of a language. (transitive) To call (someone) on the telephone. A device for transmitting conversations and other sounds in real time across distances.
iPhone English (eng) (by extension) Any knockoff or similar high-end smartphone; through trademark genericization.. (trademark) A smartphone of a series produced by Apple Inc., which typically combine a camera phone, PDA, multimedia player, and wireless communication device.

Words with the same origin as iPhone

Descendants of vital
Ital Vitallium ital
Descendants of phone
phablet phlog phlogging phonable phreak phub symphonious