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Re: Pronounciation Key

Postby TwilightxSagaxLover » Wed Mar 04, 2009 9:28 pm

For Carlisle, i used to be like to dumbest person in here. I used to say Car-s-ile and it was wrong and i kinda thought that but thought nothing of it until the movie. Then i read it again and still said the wrong name then like the 4th time i read it i actually read it right.

Renesmee™ and Esme i think sound more like Ruh-nes-mee and not Ruh-nes-may. Same for Esme, i say it like Es-me not Es-may.

But besides that i think i say everything else to the best i can. Except a lot of the odd names in Breaking Dawn but not everyone says it right.
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Re: Pronounciation Key

Postby TeamEdward1918 » Fri Mar 06, 2009 10:22 pm

EDIT never mind, I got confused :lol:

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Re: Pronounciation Key

Postby twinkletwilighter » Sat Mar 07, 2009 8:19 pm

lol--my friend thought that carlisle was said CAR-LISSLE
she also for some reason thought that siobhan was a guy..
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Re: Pronounciation Key

Postby Jadey » Tue Mar 10, 2009 3:16 am

For Caius I say 'Sigh-us'
Dammit...

..not changing it now!

Carlisle I used to think it was 'char-lees' - Dont ask :oops:
Uley, 'you-lee' :oops:
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Re: Pronounciation Key

Postby addictedbooklover » Tue Mar 10, 2009 3:57 am

Jadey wrote:Uley, 'you-lee' :oops:

Is that wrong? I've been saying that all along! How is it supposed to be?


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Re: Pronounciation Key

Postby Jadey » Wed Mar 11, 2009 12:36 am

addictedbooklover wrote:
Jadey wrote:Uley, 'you-lee' :oops:

Is that wrong? I've been saying that all along! How is it supposed to be?


Im not sure.. I thought I saw a post here that said 'oo-ley'
Unless i was imagining it :S
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Re: Pronounciation Key

Postby Britta » Wed Mar 11, 2009 2:12 pm

I hadn't any problems with the pronounciation of the names, except of Quileute. It's hard for my german brain to cut "leute",it's an German word and means "people" in English, now I know how it's pronounced, but everytime I read the word I read "leute" as one word.

Maybe it's my advantage to live in Europe and I've had Latin in school, so it wasn't that difficult for me, to know the pronounciations of Caius and Aro.
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Re: Pronounciation Key

Postby loveuccs » Sat Mar 14, 2009 10:32 am

Breaking Down... What a hard time!!!!
The craziest names ever hahahaha just so you know: I'm afraid to talk about it around here, I'm pretty sure that saying the names out loud will make me want the earth to open and take me :oops:
Anyway, I have no one to talk about the books, except for my 14 years old sister (so cute) and she's having a bad time with the names to.

I saw the movie first and then inmediately read the books, but I (don't know why) kept saying Laurent as Lauren (female name, isn't it) :oops: oh so embarrasing!
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Re: Pronounciation Key

Postby Jadey » Sun Mar 15, 2009 2:29 am

For Laurent I kept saying 'Lor-ont'
And then I went and saw the movie.. and I was like ooooopsieees :oops:
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Re: Pronounciation Key

Postby purple_panda » Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:16 pm

rofl until i corrected them, my new twilighter friends had been mispronounced carlisle as car-lissel, esme as es-mee, and cullen as coo-len. :lol: it was hilarious because we were talking about new moon (they had just finished it at that point) and they mentioned them and i was completely clueless as to who they were talking about so i stopped them and they explained, so i corrected them. it was pretty funny.
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