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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 0 Views | 🔊 7 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: Greek

Meaning: The earthy scent produced...

Pronunciation: peh-tri-kawr, /ˈpɛtrɪkɔr/, P EH T R IH CH ER

Popularity Rank: #3,409,762

On this page:

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

Petrichor Meaning

Petrichor is derived from the Greek words 'petra' which means 'stone' and 'ichor' which means 'the fluid that flows in the veins of the gods in Greek mythology'. It refers to the earthy scent produced when rain falls on dry soil.

Petrichor also means "The earthy scent produced when rain falls on dry soil.".

Petrichor is predominantly used in countries such as China, Iraq, and Mexico.

Petrichor Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: peh-tri-kawr

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈpɛtrɪkɔr/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: P EH T R IH CH ER

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

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

T: Pronounce as in "top" (T AA P)

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

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

CH: Pronounce as in "cheese" (CH IY Z)

ER: Pronounce as in "bird" (B ER D)

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 Petrichor

Petrichor Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Petrichor is recorded 3 times globally, ranking it as the 3,409,762th most common name worldwide.

Petrichor is most prevalent in China, with 1 occurrences, making it the 38,043th most popular name in the country.

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