How do you pronounce pharaoh in Egypt?
What does Pharaoh mean?
The word “pharaoh” means “Great House,” a reference to the palace where the pharaoh resides. While early Egyptian rulers were called “kings,” over time, the name “pharaoh” stuck.
What were pharaohs called?
Pharaoh (/ˈfɛəroʊ/, US also /ˈfeɪ.roʊ/; Coptic: ⲡⲣ̅ⲣⲟ Pǝrro) is the common title now used for the monarchs of ancient Egypt from the First Dynasty (c. 3150 BCE) until the annexation of Egypt by the Roman Empire in 30 BCE, although the term “pharaoh” was not used contemporaneously for a ruler until Merneptah, c. 1210
How do you say Pharaoh in Hebrew?
The Hebrew word for “Pharaoh” is פַּרְעֹה (Strong’s #6547), which is pronounced par’oh. However, if the letter פ (pey) follows a vowel, then it is pronounced as a spirant (ph/f) and this word would be pronounced pha’roh.