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  1. #1
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    Mar 2013
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    Online Name Pronunciation

    I was wondering if anyone knew of a site where they had pronunciations of names that you can listen to. I have a very limited knowledge of names, especially how to say them. Some sites have written pronunciations which are very helpful, but I would love it if anyone knew of a site where they had recordings.

    I tried finding one myself, because I wasn't sure on Calliope. I found this site, and looked up Calliope. The recording was pretty much the scariest voice I have ever heard. I am literally going to have nightmares with a lady whispering Calliope in my ear, before she stabs me or something else horrifying. :/

    So, any site suggestions that won't scar me?
    And if there aren't any does, anyone think this might be a good idea for Nameberry in the future?

  2. #3
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    Forvo It's especially good for listening to the pronunciation of foreign names.
    ~Boys~

    Jory Leander Atticus, August Eli Benedict, Casimir Mordecai Stewart,
    Edmond John Meirion, Horatio Ethell Emery, Bram William Jasper,
    Julian Remy Charles, Vasiliy Lochlan Michael.


    ~Girls~

    Aira Rose ___, Eleni Fiorella Charlotte, Sylvia Sayuri Noor,
    Merit Eleanora Adelaide, Clover Elodie Seraphine, Bridie Scarlett Viola,
    Marguerite Cecilia Iris, Eilidh Clara Valentine.


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  3. #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by renrose View Post
    Forvo It's especially good for listening to the pronunciation of foreign names.
    I was going to suggest www.forvo.com as well!

    www.behindthename.com has a lot of pronunciations listed with their names, too. They're not spoken though.
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