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Thread: Pronunciation of Helena
May 8th, 2013 08:16 PM #1Member
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May 8th, 2013 08:21 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 08:31 PM #5
I like the Hel-leen-uh pronunciation best! Beautiful name.♧ mama to finnegan alexander [11.29.15] ♧
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May 8th, 2013 08:34 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).~ Catholic. College. Communicative Disorders. ~~(updated 11/3/15)
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May 8th, 2013 09:09 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.Top Names: Benedict Zeal & Noelle Geneva
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