how to pronounce philip


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the above transcription of philip 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.

philip is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of philip in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… the city of philip he was the father of …”

meanings of philip


  1. One of the twelve disciples of Jesus in the Bible; one of the seven deacons.
  2. A male given name from Ancient Greek.
  3. A small city, the county seat of Haakon County, South Dakota, United States.
  4. A patronymic surname​.


  1. English sparrow, house sparrow (Passer domesticus).

philip frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word philip occurs in english on average 39.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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