How do you pronounce Phoenix?

Why is the O silent in Phoenix?

Originally Answered: Why is the word Phoenix not spelled the way it is? They came up with the spelling of “phoenix” to mimic the sound of the Greek letter φ (phi), which to them sounded like ‘p’ pronounced through the lips, something like pfff.

What is Phoenix in English?

A phoenix is an imaginary bird which, according to ancient stories, burns itself to ashes every five hundred years and is then born again. 2. singular noun. If you describe someone or something as a phoenix, you mean that they return again after seeming to disappear or be destroyed.

How do you say Phoenix backwards?

How do you say hi backwards?

hello spelled backwards is olleh.

What is boyfriend spelled backwards?

boyfriend spelled backwards is dneirfyob.