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Cuy

Sivaguru Ayyadurai
By Sivaguru Ayyadurai Chief Content Creator
Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 4 Views | 🔊 9 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: Quechua

Meaning: Guinea pig

Pronunciation: hwee, /kwi/, K Y UW IY

Popularity Rank: #213,949

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  • 1. Cuy Meaning
  • 2. Cuy Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Cuy
  • 4. Translations of Cuy
  • 5. Cuy Name Popularity
  • 6. Famous People with Name Cuy
  • 7. Cuy Name Poster
  • 8. Names similar to Cuy

Cuy Meaning

Originating from Quechua language, Cuy means 'guinea pig'. In Quechua culture, guinea pigs were considered sacred animals and were often used in religious ceremonies.

Cuy also means "Guinea pig".

Cuy is found in United States of America, Mexico, Peru, and 13 more countries.

Cuy Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: hwee

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /kwi/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: K Y UW IY

K: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

Y: Pronounce as in "yes" (Y EH S)

UW: Pronounce as in "blue" (B L UW)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Cuy

Cuy Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Cuy is recorded 88 times globally, ranking it as the 213,949th most common name worldwide.

Cuy is most prevalent in United States of America, with 22 occurrences, making it the 51,476th most popular name in the country.

In United States of America, the name Cuy is found among 1 in every 82232 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Cuy Popularity by Country

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Famous People with Name Cuy

  • Cuyen is a Politician from China.

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Cuy Name Poster

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Names similar to Cuy

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