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How to Pronounce janus?

Correct pronunciation for the word "janus" is [d͡ʒˈanəs], [d‍ʒˈanəs], [dʒ_ˈa_n_ə_s].

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"Janus" in context

Janus is the ancient Roman god of beginnings, transitions and endings, usually depicted as having two faces looking in opposite directions. His two faces symbolize the dual nature of his ability, looking to the past and the future at the same time. In ancient mythology, Janus is recognised for his ability to watch over all things, in a never-ending cycle of beginnings, transitions and endings. The month of January is named after him, indicating a time period associated with beginnings and endings. His cult and temple was located in the Roman Forum, primarily celebrated on the 1st of January and 15th of August with processions.

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Usage over time for janus:

This graph shows how "janus" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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