from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Sound; voice; speech: phonology.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • Relating to sound

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A combining form from Gr. � sound, tone.


Greek phōno-, from phōnē, sound, voice; see bhā-2 in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek φωνή (phōnē, "sound"). (Wiktionary)


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