how to pronounce hermes


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the above transcription of hermes 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.

hermes is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of hermes in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… fancy french brands like hermes are all …”

meanings of hermes


  1. The Egyptian Thoth, identified with the Greek Hermes.
  2. The herald and messenger of the gods, and the god of roads, commerce, invention, cunning, and theft.
  3. The planet Mercury when observed as an evening star.


  1. A head or bust on a square base, often double-faced.

hermes frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word hermes occurs in english on average 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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