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Gender: Female

Origin: Greek

Meaning: A mythical creature

Pronunciation: ih-KID-nuh, /ɪˈkɪdnə/, EH K IH D N AH

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  • 1. Echidna Meaning
  • 2. Echidna Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Echidna
  • 4. Translations of Echidna
  • 5. Echidna Name Poster
  • 6. Names similar to Echidna

Echidna Meaning

Echidna is a figure in Greek mythology, known as the 'Mother of All Monsters'. She is described as a half-woman, half-snake creature. Echidna was believed to be the wife of Typhon, the most fearsome monster in Greek mythology.

Echidna also means "A mythical creature, known as the 'Mother of All Monsters', from Greek mythology. Half-woman, half-snake.".

Echidna Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: ih-KID-nuh

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ɪˈkɪdnə/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: EH K IH D N AH

EH: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

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

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

D: Pronounce as in "dog" (D AO G)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

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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