vamp na hEireann wrote:There's meant to be a line above the a in Siobhán like that but it only makes a difference if you understand the basics of Irish so...yeah.just a bit of useless information.
Our Icy Affection wrote:Is it pronounced as Lay-Push? or La Push, as in la la la, as it is spelled?
i thought Aro was like arrow when you're talking in english. when you're speaking in italian, i don't think they have the "arrow" sound, so they say ahro. am i right?
clariissaa wrote:I always thought Leah was pronounced Lay-ah because that's my friend's name
Then I heard SM say Lee-ah and I was like "Who?"
And Siobahn is said like Shiv-awn? whhaatt?
Alphie wrote:I say You-lee for Uley.
And I say Nah-HUE-el for Nahuel. When in doubt, I go with the obvious.
However, I hope I'm not the only person this totally clueless out there. Siobahn is pronounced Sha-Vaun. Pel had a good laugh at me over this one, so please speak up if you didn't know that was how it was pronounced!
jenni_elyse wrote:vamp na hEireann wrote:
There's meant to be a line above the a in Siobhán like that but it only makes a difference if you understand the basics of Irish so...yeah.just a bit of useless information.
Does the accent make a difference where the emphasis is like in Spanish, or does it change the pronunciation at all? I'm very interested in other languages and Irish/Scottish Gaelic has always been a fascination of mine.
NessieCullen wrote:Miss Vengeance wrote:Haha, you're definitely not the only one.
I kept pronouncing it See-oh-bon. Talk about embarrassing. It's such a misleading name!
Oh, I totally said it like that too. I heard the MuggleCast interview and I'm like who the niflheim is she talking about?
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