Definition of Tonika
Tónica ** is the correct way to write Tonika in Spanish, since the latter is its translation in German.
- Carbonated soft drink flavored with quinine.
- Syllable in which the greatest voice force rests.
- First degree of the musical scale, the note that defines the tonality.
- Something that favors the muscle, organ or metabolism (used in men as a “tonic”).
SYNONYMS FOR TONIKA
ANTONYMS FOR TONIKA
ORIGIN OF TONIKA
Etymologically speaking, tonika comes from the Latin tonĭcus which means tense. It is also related to the Greek tonikos which means “relative to the tone”. The latter also means tense and is related to intensity, strength, vigor and energy.
In this sense, tonika is an energizing, refreshing, transparent, fizzy drink and originally, without alcohol. Currently, it is frequently used in gin and tonic, a drink made up of gin, lemon, and tonic water.
CURIOSITIES OF TONIKA
- Tonika is also the first song on Maluma’s album “7 Días en Jamaica”. It is a reggae-urban style song in which you observe the singer in a club dancing and singing along with Ziggy, the son of Bob Marley.
- The tonic as a carbonated soft drink flavored with quinine, comes from the cinchona tree, which has invigorating, digestive and analgesic properties.