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Pronunciation of Scribes: Learn how to pronounce Scribes in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word scribe:

1 historical a person who copies out documents, especially one employed to do this before printing was invented.
informal, often humorous a writer, especially a journalist.
2 historical a Jewish recordkeeper or, later, a professional theologian and jurist.
3 (also scribe awl) a pointed instrument used for making marks on wood, bricks, etc., to guide a saw or in signwriting.
[with object]
1chiefly literary write:
he scribed a note that he passed to Dan
2mark with a pointed instrument:
mark the position of the lock body on the door edge, then scribe a centre mark



Middle English (in scribe (sense 2 of the noun)): from Latin scriba, from scribere ‘write’. The verb was first used in the sense ‘write down’; in sense 2 it is perhaps partly a shortening of describe