how to pronounce ankh


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the above transcription of ankh is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

ankh is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of ankh


  1. Tau cross.
  2. A cross shaped like a T with a loop at the top, the Egyptian hieroglyph representing the Egyptian triliteral ꜥnḫ (“life") and often used as an amulet or charm for this concept.

ankh frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ankh occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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