How Do You Pronounce Your Name?

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Postby Malien Clementielle » Fri Jul 26, 2002 1:50 am

I've seen a lot of interesting names here lately, and I have no idea how to pronounce half of them.wink.gif Plus, there has been some confusion on how to pronounce my name *cough*Malien the Alien*cough*, so I just thought I'd clear that up.

First of all, my name does not rhyme with "alien." It sounds more like this:

Ma (rhymes with "pa" or "ah" or "la")
li (rhymes with "lee" or "see")
en (rhymes with "hen" or "pen")

So if I put it together, it sounds like Mah-lee-en. The stress is on the "mah."

Now, Clementielle is a whole other story. I wanted it to sound French, and part of the name is French so it sounds something like this:

Cle (sounds like the "re" in "ready" and it also sounds like the "e" in "bread", best representation is the "cle" in "cleft")

men (if you know French then you should know how it sounds, if you don't, then the closest sound I can give you is that it sounds like the "Mon" in Monty.)

tie (pronounced like "tee")

elle (rhymes with "bell")


So if I put this all together, it sounds like Cleh-mon-tee-ell.

So my full name is pronounced:
Mah-lee-en Cleh-mon-tee-ell

It's much easier to pronounce if you speak French.

Yeesh! This post was long. I hope I haven't confused anyone...wink.gif

So what do your names sound like?
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Postby Hailey Paris » Fri Jul 26, 2002 2:19 am

Geezus.

Malien. Your name is way too many syllables long. x_X

Oh, and obviously:

Hai- as in, "Hey" or "hay" if you prefer.

and

Ley- as in, "Lee"

Then

Paris, as in "Pair" - "is"

And not the French sounding, "Pa"-"ree".

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Postby Linnea Huse » Fri Jul 26, 2002 2:23 am

well......my name is not too difficult
Linn: is like Lynn the name
e: a long a sound
a: is like a uh sound
it would seperate like this
Li-nne-a

my last name is pretty self explanitory
Huse

Hu: is liek Hew the morning hew ya know

se: is just an "s" sound
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Postby Amelie Felton » Fri Jul 26, 2002 2:25 am

My name's not too hard.
Amelie would be pronounced Ah-mel-ee.
Felton like, well...Fel-ton. cool.gif
Easy enough. happy.gif
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Postby Fatmeh Saad » Fri Jul 26, 2002 2:38 am

biggrin.gif LoL. Ok, this is my name:

First name:
Fa - sounds like ma, pa, or la
t - sounds like 2, to, or too
meh - sounds like ma, pa, or la

My first name would be pronounced: Fa-to-ma

Last name:
Sa - sounds like ma, pa, or la
ad - sounds like idiot(the "id" part)

My last name would be pronouced: Sa-id

My whole name would be: Fa-to-ma Sa-id

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Postby Heath » Fri Jul 26, 2002 3:01 am

Heath = as in Heather. It is not pronounced like the boys name, or the candy. It is like the first part of "leather", or "feather", or "heather". And yes, I am female. That seems to be a common mistake. o_O For some reason.
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Postby Prof. Darlene Baker » Fri Jul 26, 2002 3:04 am

I don't think my name is hard.

Dar - rhymes with "are"
lene - like "lean"

Baker - "bay" with "er"

Some people have trouble with my Muggle name. Its Shanna. Like Shannon. Shann-uh. My name not exotic but I know how you guys feel. I get "Shay-na," "Shawn-na," "Sha-nia," etc. Its comes from a book. I will never name my kid "Hermione."
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Postby Claire Silverthorne » Fri Jul 26, 2002 3:06 am

Ouu, what an interesting topic! *realizes she's been pronouncing Fatmeh's name wrong all along* Oops.

Mine name is another pretty easy to pronounce one. Claire rhymes with chair, carebear, etc. and Silverthorne is sil (rhyming with ill or pill), ver (rhyming with her or brurrr!), and thorne (rhyming with corn or scorn) with the accent on the first syllable. smile.gif

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Postby Flea » Fri Jul 26, 2002 3:20 am

my name is pretty easy, all actual words:
Sir as in Sir, Sean Connery
Psycho as in Psycho, Hannibal
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Flea as in Flea, the bassist or bug
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Postby Miette Bynny » Fri Jul 26, 2002 4:01 am

ok here is mine....and this is for KIKI who could not pronounce my name either, yes kiki i had to pick a difficult name tongue.gif

Ky-----Key
o--OH
ko-- rhymes with GO but its KO

Lou--rhymes with Dew
Ky--rhymes with sigh or Lie
a-- ah

ok i hoped i helped you out....ecspecially you kiks. tongue.gif
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Postby Artemis Beoulve » Fri Jul 26, 2002 4:28 am

Okie dokie...

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Postby Kiki » Fri Jul 26, 2002 4:32 am

hmm interesting. the thing is I think in spanish when it comes to letter's pronounciation o.O. I'll give it a try though
ki as in key
a as in banana (ah)
ra as in soft r and ah (in spanish the sound from araña)

and LOL Miette! tongue.gif
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Postby Kadiah Bryll » Fri Jul 26, 2002 4:54 am

~pats herself on the back for pronouncing Malien's name right~ I always knew there was a reason I was taking French smile.gif

Ka as is the sound a crow makes (rhymes with la)
di would be "dee" (to rhyme with flea)
ah sounds just like when you have a togue compressor (also rhymes with la)

I figure "Bryll" is fairly easy, just like it looks (like the beginning of "brilliant")
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Postby Alexia Laurentius » Fri Jul 26, 2002 5:13 am

OK well mines
Laur-en-cha-sus ( I offten change how it goes with the slibells but don`t worry its ok... its allways sounds the same)
oh ya alexia is
Alex-e-aa
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Postby Emily Johnson » Fri Jul 26, 2002 5:20 am

i *THINK* mines pretty self explanatory....
Emily ---- Em - Ih- Lee
Johnson--- John-Son
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Postby Alexa Granger » Fri Jul 26, 2002 5:47 am

mine's kinda simple... but i'll post it just in case! this post is awesome! i'm surprised nobody started this earlier.....

Alexa:
Ah-lex-ah (not ah-lex-ee-ah or ah-lex-ya or whatever. it bugs me to no end when people add the "ee" sound to my name!)

Granger:
Grain (like the food)-jur (like the beginning of the word jury)

i hope that's easy for everyone who didn't get it before, if there is anyone that is... (fatmeh, i've been pronouncing your name wrong! omg!)
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Postby Anabelle Reprufius » Fri Jul 26, 2002 6:00 am

I think my last name is easy but...maybe not.

Anabelle: Ann-uh-bell

Reprufius: Ruh-proo-fee-us
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Postby Tbyrd » Fri Jul 26, 2002 6:15 am

Lmao, I can do this one.

Tee-Buhrd.

The letter t, then "bird".

TeaBihrd.

Etc.
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Postby Airemay » Fri Jul 26, 2002 8:08 am

*G*

Air: like the word
E: bright
May: like the month

But, alas. There is a loophole. Aire is not prounced Air-E. It's just like the word/element. And Airey is pronoucned Aire-E. Get it? Good.

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Postby Prof. Missa Matz » Fri Jul 26, 2002 8:13 am

Missa...
Miss (as in the word)
uh - as in the sound.

All this equals Missa.

Matz (prounced like matts)

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