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May 14th, 2013 07:26 AM #1
I watch this name on game on thrones and I found it very interesting!it's pronounced Kha -Lay -see and not ka -lee-see
What do you think?
Also do you like petronilla?
May 14th, 2013 07:55 AM #3Senior Member
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with the name spelt Khaleesi, it will get miss pronounced all the time.
May 14th, 2013 08:12 AM #5
Regardless, I think it's far too tied to the series to use on a human being - it was invented for it, after all, and is a title (essentially meaning "queen") as opposed to her name (which is Daenerys Targaryan.
Petronilla sounds like an alcoholic drink.
May 14th, 2013 08:36 AM #7
In the series actually pronounced Kah -lee -see but later a guy I think the owner say that they actually pronounced that way because they think lots of people will pronounce it like that but it's totally wrong because its pronounced Kha -lay -see like he said. But I think I prefer Kah-lee-see lol!
May 14th, 2013 08:37 AM #9
I dislike Khaleesi and kah-lee-see is the more intuitive pronunciation. Kah-lay-see will have pronunciation issues.
Petronilla reminds me of a combination of citronella candles and petrol.** The opinions expressed above are not meant to be reflective of Nameberry as a whole but are my opinion and mine alone. **
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