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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 14 Views | 🔊 14 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: Japanese

Meaning: Wide island

Pronunciation: heer-uh-shee-muh, /ˌhɪrəˈʃiːmə/, HH IH R OW SH IY M AH

Popularity Rank: #216,721

On this page:

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

Hiroshima Meaning

Hiroshima is a city in japan. It is composed of the kanji characters 広 (hi or hiro) meaning "wide" and 島 (shima) meaning "island". Therefore, Hiroshima can be interpreted as "wide island".

Hiroshima also means "Wide island".

Hiroshima is found in United States of America, Mexico, Malaysia, and 27 more countries.

Hiroshima Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: heer-uh-shee-muh

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˌhɪrəˈʃiːmə/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: HH IH R OW SH IY M AH

HH: Pronounce as in "he" (HH IY)

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

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

OW: Pronounce as in "go" (G OW)

SH: Pronounce as in "she" (SH IY)

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

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

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.

How to pronounce Hiroshima?

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Translations of Hiroshima

Hiroshima Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Hiroshima is recorded 86 times globally, ranking it as the 216,721th most common name worldwide.

Hiroshima is most prevalent in United States of America, with 12 occurrences, making it the 79,924th most popular name in the country.

Hiroshima Popularity by Country

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Hiroshima Name Poster

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