euphony vs music what difference

what is difference between euphony and music

English

Etymology

From French euphonie, from Ancient Greek εὐϕωνία (euphōnía), from εὐ- (eu-, prefix meaning ‘good, well’) + φωνή (phōnḗ, sound; (human) voice; discourse, speech) (from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂- (to say, speak)) + -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā, suffix forming feminine abstract nouns). The English word is analysable as eu- +‎ -phony.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈjuːfəni/

Noun

euphony (countable and uncountable, plural euphonies)

  1. A pronunciation of letters and syllables which is pleasing to the ear.
    Antonym: cacophony
  2. Pleasant phonetic quality of certain words.

Derived terms

  • euphonious
  • euphonic

See also

  • ideophone
  • phonaesthesia

Translations

References



English

Wikiquote

Alternative forms

  • musick, musicke, musique (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English musik, musike, borrowed from Anglo-Norman musik, musike, Old French musique, and their source Latin mūsica, from Ancient Greek μουσική (mousikḗ), from Ancient Greek Μοῦσα (Moûsa, Muse), an Ancient Greek deity of the arts. Surface analysis muse +‎ -ic (pertaining to). Displaced native Old English drēam, which was a cognate with English dream.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: myo͞oʹzĭk
    • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmjuːzɪk/
    • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmjuzɪk/
  • Rhymes: -uːzɪk

Noun

music (usually uncountable, plural musics)

  1. A series of sounds organized in time, employing melody, harmony, tempo etc. usually to convey a mood.
  2. (figuratively) Any pleasing or interesting sounds.
  3. An art form, created by organizing of pitch, rhythm, and sounds made using musical instruments and sometimes singing.
  4. A guide to playing or singing a particular tune; sheet music.
  5. (military, slang) Electronic signal jamming.
  6. (US, slang, dated) Heated argument.
  7. (US, slang, dated) Fun; amusement.

Synonyms

  • melody
  • vibe

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Jamaican Creole: myuuzik
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: myuusik
  • Tok Pisin: musik
  • Dhivehi: މިއުޒިކް(miuzik̊)
  • Japanese: ミュージック (myūjikku)
  • Malay: muzik
  • Swahili: muziki

Translations

Verb

music (third-person singular simple present musics, present participle musicking, simple past and past participle musicked)

  1. (transitive) To seduce or entice with music.

See also

  • Wikipedia article on the definition of music
  • MusicNovatory: the science of music encyclopedia
  • Category:Music

References

  • music in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • music at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • MICUs

Interlingua

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈmuzik]

Adjective

music (comparative plus music, superlative le plus music)

  1. musical, of, or pertaining to music.

Synonyms

  • musical

Middle English

Noun

music

  1. Alternative form of musike

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