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  1. #1
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    Proper pronunciation of Carys?

    Is the first syllable pronounced like the word "car" or like the beginning of the word "carrot"?
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    Basically, is it CAR-iss or CARE-iss?
    Mama to Nora.

    Current favorites:
    Declan (Dex). Griffin (Finn). Ewan. Graham. John. Wesley (Wes). Reid. Jude. Ronan. Samuel (Sam). Gus.

    Gwyneth (Gwen). Elise. Bronwen (Bonnie). Rosanna (Zanna). Ivy. Margo. Sylvie. Iris. Esme. Annamarie (Anna or Marie). Greta.

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    Definitely cah-riss, like the beginning of carrot

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    Care, not car, at least in English. Pretty name!

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    Quote Originally Posted by charlieandperry1 View Post
    Definitely cah-riss, like the beginning of carrot
    Yep. I must have posted this about a thousand times now but: http://www.forvo.com/word/carys/ There's no 'care' involved at all just a short 'KAH' sound followed by 'riss'.
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