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How to Pronounce X?

Correct pronunciation for the word "X" is [ˈɛks], [ˈɛks], [ˈɛ_k_s].

Definition of X

  1. Is the twenty-fourth letter of the English alphabet. In the middle and at the end of words it has the sound of ks or qs. At the beginning of a word it has precisoly the sound of z. It is used as an initial only in a few words borrowed from the Greek. As a numeral, X stands for ten; when horizontal, for 1,000; a dash over it, for ten thousand. It is the symbol of the unknown quantity in algebra. As an abbreviation, X. stands for Christ, as in Xn., Christian.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the adverb for X?

The adverb form of the word "X" is "Xly" or "Xingly".

What is the adjective for X?

The adjective form of the word "X" is "X-like" or "Xian".

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