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 History of this Word

"phone" is from "phone" (sound) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.

Notes

In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

More words with this suffix,
symphony
microphone
saxophone
quadraphonic

Words related to this meaning

grammar is modifier

"-phone" is a type of suffix

Definition

A word ending that indicates sound or voice. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.

Examples of how the word is used

-phone illustration Please note that your telephone call may be monitored for training purposes.
-phone illustration Most orchestral music benefits greatly with full, rich, stereophonic sound.