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  1. #1
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    How do you say Camellia?

    My nan says it like it rhymes with Amelia, but I kind of don't believe her because of the double L.

    ETA: Oh, and obviously it's my latest name crush, even though I can't say it.
    Delilah CelesteAveline Ruth Winter FaySilas Alaric Fabian Seth Lucian Ezra

    Archetypal name-obsessed teenager here. Avatar is the blue knight from Castle Crashers, a game produced by The Behemoth. Credit goes to their artist/s.

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    I pronounce it "kah-MEEL-yuh" but some people pronounce it "kah-MELL-yuh".
    All the best,
    Mischa.

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    kuh-MEEL-ee-uh?

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    I was brought up saying kah-MEEL-yuh in the US. I am pretty sure I've heard kah-meel-ee-uh in Australia. But I don't trust them, they say Dahlia with 3 syllables.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stripedsocks View Post
    I was brought up saying kah-MEEL-yuh in the US. I am pretty sure I've heard kah-meel-ee-uh in Australia. But I don't trust them, they say Dahlia with 3 syllables.
    I say Dahlia with 3 syllables. TRUST NO ONE! Dal-yuh is way too much effort. I just say DAH-lee-ah or day-lee-ah.

    Maybe my nan was right after all lol. That'll teach me to doubt a gardening fanatic. Do you think Melia works as a nn?
    Delilah CelesteAveline Ruth Winter FaySilas Alaric Fabian Seth Lucian Ezra

    Archetypal name-obsessed teenager here. Avatar is the blue knight from Castle Crashers, a game produced by The Behemoth. Credit goes to their artist/s.

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