Non-English Names Pronunciation

Unfamiliar languages have words that can be difficult for some to pronounce. Here you can find questions and friendus on how one might speak a foreign language.

Asked in Care of Horses, Non-English Names Pronunciation

How do you pronounce Akhal Teke?

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Akhal-Teke is pronounced "Uh-call Tech-ee" Akhal as in "I gave my sister a call on the phone. Teke as in Tech like Georgia Tech with an E like the letter E.
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How do you pronounce jaagsiekte?

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It's pronounced like yog - zeek- ta.
Asked in English to Greek, Non-English Names Pronunciation, Greek Language and Culture

How do you pronounce the Greek word 'storge'?

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"Stor-yee" is the way to pronounce the Greek word στοργή (storge) for "affection" or "love."
Asked in English Spelling and Pronunciation, Non-English Names Pronunciation

How do you Pronounce the name Doeschate?

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oe in dutch is the same as oo in English food. the s is like English s in soot. The ch sounds like ch in scottish loch - a bit like clearing your throat or a very rough h. The ate sounds like atter without any at sounding the r.
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How do you pronounce giordano?

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Gyor-DAH-Noh is the proper Italian pronunciation.
Asked in Non-English Names Pronunciation, Mga tanong sa Tagalog

Ano ang hanging habagat at amihan?

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malamig na hangin mula sa timog-kanluran na nagdadala nga bagyo
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How do you pronounce Reims?

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The French pronunciation is: Rhanz Listening to these will help a lot: http://forvo.com/word/Rheims/ http://forvo.com/word/reims/
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How do you pronounce godin?

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It is pronounced - "Go-Day". There is a video on there website where they pronounce the name. It is clearly "Go-Day", which is the French pronunciation.
Asked in English Spelling and Pronunciation, Non-English Names Pronunciation

How do you pronounce Callao Salvaje?

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In the International Phonetic Alphabet: /ka.ˈja.o sal.ˈva.xe/ or /sal.ˈva.χe/. A rough approximation would be 'ka-YAH-oh sawl-VAH-heh'.
Asked in Translations, Non-English Names Pronunciation, Learning a New Language

How do you say fat in different languages?

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haha, i like your thinking, well if it helps in french it is gros (pronounce "Grow") for males and grosse (pronounce "Gross") for females Spanish or Portuguese: gordo (m) or gorda (f) German: dick Italian: grasso, grassa Russian:то́лстый
Asked in Ecuador, English Spelling and Pronunciation, Non-English Names Pronunciation

How do you pronounce Auca of the Huaorani tribe of Ecuador?

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Actually you pronounce it like if your saying aw- kah long a and an uh sound isn't it an Indian tribe... so anyway it should be spelled Acuh
Asked in English Spelling and Pronunciation, Non-English Names Pronunciation, The Difference Between, Celtic History

Is Celtic pronounced seltic or keltic?

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When referring to the Celtic people, their languages and culture, modern scholars tend to pronounce the word with a K-sound, recalling the original form of the word, which the Greek pronounced "Keltoi"). When referring to sports teams that call themselves Celtics or Celts (bearing in mind that sports figures do not generally represent the most careful speakers), we use the S-sound. The Irish say Keltic and Kelts. Americans say Seltics and Selts. Both are technically correct. It just depends on whether you want to pronounce it the American way or the Irish way. There was at one point, and maybe still is, some preference depending on your region. Either can be said without being wrong, however: Celtic goes back through the French Celtique where the s-sound was acquired, coming from the Latin Celticus prior to that (where it was pronounced with a k). seltic would be the correct pronunciation currently, in keeping with modern English. There is authority for saying keltic from its origins, but no reason to do so anymore. Another Opinion: If it's the basketball team, it's "seltics". Otherwise, it sounds like "Keltiks". "Seltic" for the Scottish soccer club, "Keltic" for all things to do with the Keltoi, or as we call them today, the Celts. Though a lot of people in the US say "sel-tic", the correct way is "kel-tic." Reputable American and British dictionaries list both pronunciations but show one as preferred. Neither is unquestionably correct. The current trend in American dictionaries is away from maintaining the prior alignment with other American ce-- words (like century and ceramic) to the British influenced Keltic, which aligns with British use of Keramic for pottery. For thoughts on why we won't end up saying Keramic mugs, see the discussion item.
Asked in Non-English Names Pronunciation, English to Scottish Gaelic and Irish (Gaelic)

How is the word 'claddagh' pronounced?

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The Irish Gaelic original is spelled cladach [klad-ukh] with a gutteral ending. The word also occurs in Scottish Gaelic (Gaidhlig) as cladach /kLadəx/ shore, littoral; (sea) beach
Asked in Lebanon, Non-English Names Pronunciation

How do you pronounce Lebanese name Srour?

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Srour (سرور) should be pronounced SROOR or SooROOR. (long OO at the end, short oo in the beginning of the word). It means happiness.
Asked in Cocktail and Mixed Drink Recipes, Non-English Names Pronunciation, Curacao

How do you pronounce Curacao?

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I'm not sure how to write it so that the sound is properly conveyed, but it is something like "Kur-a-sow." There's a cedille (I think in Spanish its called a cedilla or cedillo, but I do French) on the second C, which makes a sound something like an S. Cheers. -- It's not Spanish, it's Dutch. The "c" has a lower tail, and it's 'Kewr-a-sau'.