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Thread: Pronunciation of Helena
May 8th, 2013 07:16 PM #1Member
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May 8th, 2013 07:21 PM #3
I've ALWAYS heard HEL-ehn-uh, and I think it is absolutely GORGEOUS.
If you like hel-LAY-nuh, spell it that way.
Helaena (At lest I THINK ae makes the ay sound)I'm not feeling incredibly profound at the moment. Check back later.
May 8th, 2013 07:31 PM #5Senior Member
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I like the Hel-leen-uh pronunciation best! Beautiful name.Sean Michael | Sullivan John | Jameson Louis
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May 8th, 2013 07:34 PM #7
I like Hell-eh-nah the best, followed by huh-lay-na (huh part is soft h sound with the uh sound; sorry, not the best with pronunciations).~inside this teenberry's mind ~~Vote on combo possibilities (updated 4/5/14)
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May 8th, 2013 08:09 PM #9
I think he-LAY-nuh is prettier, but HELL-eh-nuh is the pronunciation I've heard most frequently so I don't think I'd use it if I hated that pronunciation.Olivia/Livia/Livy/Liv : Thessaly/Darah/Bethel : Noelle/Eve
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