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noun, noun, used as a suffix

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English Meaning(s) for 音

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. sound; noise; report
  2. note (music)
  3. fame
  4. Chinese-derived character reading

Definition and Synonyms for 音

Sound the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
Synonyms: サウンド, , 音声, 音響, 響き, 響く
Quality the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)
Synonyms: トーン, アクセント, 口調, 呂律, 声調, 律呂, 格調, 語勢, 語気, 語調, 調, 調子, 調音, , 音色, 音調, 音質, 響き, 響く
Audio the audible part of a transmitted signal
Synonyms: サウンド, , 音声
Sound an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
Synonyms: 語音, , 音声
Sound the sudden occurrence of an audible event
Synonyms: サウンド, , 音声
Noise sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Synonyms: ノイズ, さざめき, さざめく, どよめき, 物音, 雑音, , 響めく
Sound mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium
Synonyms: サウンド, , 物音, , 音声, 音響, 響き, 響く

Meanings for each kanji in 音

sound; noise Kanji Details »

Categories 音 is a member of

Linguistic Unit one of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed
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Auditory Communication communication that relies on hearing
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Occurrence an event that happens
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Sound the sudden occurrence of an audible event
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Mechanical Phenomenon a physical phenomenon associated with the equilibrium or motion of objects
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Sound Property an attribute of sound
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 音

Sample Sentences for 音

You can hear sounds in the distance better on clear days than you can on cloudy days.
A musician can appreciate small differences in sounds.
Turn down the volume, please.
They were suddenly aware of a noise in the back of the room.
Without air there can be no wind or sound on the moon.

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