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Empusa

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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 5 Views | 🔊 4 Pronunciations
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Gender: Female

Origin: Greek

Meaning: Deceptive seductress in G...

Pronunciation: em-PU-suh, /ɛmˈpuːsə/, IH M P Y UW S AH

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  • 1. Empusa Meaning
  • 2. Empusa Pronunciation Guide
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  • 4. Empusa Translations in other languages
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Empusa Meaning

In Greek mythology, Empusa was a demigoddess with the legs of a donkey and dog. She was known for seducing and feasting on young men. The name Empusa is associated with deception and seduction.

Empusa also means "Deceptive seductress in Greek mythology".

Empusa Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: em-PU-suh

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ɛmˈpuːsə/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: IH M P Y UW S AH

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

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

P: Pronounce as in "pig" (P IH G)

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

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

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

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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