How to Pronounce maiden?

Correct pronunciation for the word "maiden" is [mˈe͡ɪdən], [mˈe‍ɪdən], [m_ˈeɪ_d_ə_n].

"Maiden" in context

A maiden is a young woman who is new to something or who hasn't yet had experiences or successes. Generally, a maiden can represent innocence and purity. The term is commonly used as a metaphor for virginity itself. While the term maiden is traditionally associated with womanhood, its roots can also refer to young men and boys as well.

Historically, maidens have often been seen as figures of veneration and respect. In Greek and Roman mythology, maidens such as Athena and Artemis were powerful gods and goddesses who protected young women and girls.

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