How to Pronounce horus?

Correct pronunciation for the word "horus" is [hˈɔːɹəs], [hˈɔːɹəs], [h_ˈɔː_ɹ_ə_s].

"Horus" in context

Horus is one of the most ancient and important of the Egyptian gods. He is known as the sky god and the god of kingship. He is most often depicted as a falcon, or a man with the head of a falcon. Horus was the son of Osiris and Isis and is often depicted as a patron of the Pharaoh.

In some stories, Horus is believed to be the son of Ra, the sun god. He is often depicted with a solar disk over his head. Horus is said to protect many aspects of life, from vengeance to agricultural growth. He was seen as a valiant defender of good against evil.

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