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Gender: Male

Origin: Greek

Meaning: Lizard with a crest besid...

Pronunciation: Pah-rah-SOWR-oh-loh-fuhs, /pærəsɔːrəˈloʊfəs/, P AE R AH S AH R AA L AH F AH S

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

Parasaurolophus Meaning

The name Parasaurolophus is derived from the Greek words 'para' meaning 'beside' or 'alongside' and 'sauros' meaning 'lizard', combined with 'lophos' meaning 'crest'. Therefore, the name Parasaurolophus can be translated to mean 'lizard with a crest beside'.

Parasaurolophus also means "Lizard with a crest beside".

Parasaurolophus Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: Pah-rah-SOWR-oh-loh-fuhs

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /pærəsɔːrəˈloʊfəs/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: P AE R AH S AH R AA L AH F AH S

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AA: Pronounce as in "father" (AA F TH ER)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

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

F: Pronounce as in "fish" (F IH SH)

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

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH 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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