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    Betrys

    Welsh form of Beatrice. Like? Dislike? Why?
    Which do you like more: Betrys or Betony?
    Thanks!

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    I want to love Betrys but it feels like you are mispronouncing Beatrice or choosing a yooneek spelling. (at least to my German-American) ears. I dislike Betony no real reason why, I just do.
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    It sounds horrible but I reminds me of 'beetroot' - and I'm not sure why that would be, because it's not even pronounced the same. But sorry. I like Beatrice (obviously), Beatriu and Beata/Beate though! Good luck.

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    And Betony I have an an insane dislike for, along with Bethany/Betheny etc. I'm sorry for being so harsh!

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    No worries, I like honest feedback.

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