how to pronounce papyrus


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the above transcription of papyrus 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.

papyrus is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of papyrus in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… befuhr des papyrus erzeugenden nie los …”

meanings of papyrus


  1. Papyrus (a plant in the sedge family).
  2. Papyrus (a scroll or document written on papyrus).
  3. Papyrus (a material similar to paper made from the papyrus plant).

papyrus frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word papyrus occurs in german on average 0.4 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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