bombardon vs helicon what difference

what is difference between bombardon and helicon

English

Etymology

French bombardon, from Italian bombardone.

Noun

bombardon (plural bombardons)

  1. (music) A brass instrument, the bass version of the tuba.
  2. (music) A bass instrument of the shawm family
  3. A organ pedal stop at 32′ pitch which imitates the sound of the above mentioned instruments.

See also

  • bombard

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from French bombardon, from Italian bombardone.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌbɔm.bɑrˈdɔn/
  • Hyphenation: bom‧bar‧don
  • Rhymes: -ɔn

Noun

bombardon m (plural bombardons, diminutive bomdardonnetje n)

  1. bombardon, bass tuba

French

Etymology

From Italian bombardone

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔ̃.baʁ.dɔ̃/

Noun

bombardon m (plural bombardons)

  1. bombardon, certain bass instruments, notably a tuba

Further reading

  • “bombardon” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Romanian

Etymology

From French bombardon.

Noun

bombardon n (plural bombardoane)

  1. bombardon

Declension



English

Etymology

Probably from Ancient Greek ἕλῐξ (hélix) +‎ -on, after bombardon.

Noun

helicon (plural helicons)

  1. (music) A large tuba whose coils fit around the player’s shoulders.
    Coordinate terms: sousaphone, tuba
  2. (physics) A low-frequency electromagnetic wave observed in various plasmas.

Translations

Derived terms

  • heliconical
  • heliconist

Related terms

  • helical
  • helix

Further reading

  • helicon (instrument) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • helicon (physics) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

References

Anagrams

  • Nichole, choline

Esperanto

Noun

helicon

  1. accusative singular of helico

Romanian

Etymology

From French hélicon.

Noun

helicon n (plural helicoane)

  1. (music) helicon

Declension


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