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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. YA-noos(Latin)
JAY-nəs(English)
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Meaning & History

Means "archway" in Latin. Janus was the Roman god of gateways and beginnings, often depicted as having two faces looking in opposite directions. The month of January is named for him.

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VariantIanus
Other Languages & CulturesGiano(Italian)
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