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Thread: Montserrat as a girl name
May 8th, 2013 04:32 PM #11
It sounds something like Mohn-seh-rrat. You have to trill the r. It's a beautiful name in Spanish, but unfortunately it loses a lot of its prettiness when pronounced with an English accent.TTC #1
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May 8th, 2013 07:09 PM #13Member
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It is quite common in Mexico and it does sound pretty in Spanish, but I have to agree with everyone that it doesn't sound so good in English.
May 8th, 2013 07:32 PM #15
May 8th, 2013 07:40 PM #17S a r i. Teenberry.
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May 8th, 2013 07:41 PM #19
The T is silent and it sounds absolutely nothing like 'monster rat' when spoken aloud, but alas, it's hard to get by that when written.
I think it's beautiful and very evocative-- like others, I think of Montserrat Caballe-- but even the literal meaning ("jagged mountain") is a tough sell.
@redwoodfey how interesting to have an Erica and a Montserrat in the same family!XY: Antoine Raphael (3.1.2012)
XX: Cassia Viviane Noor (11.30.2013)