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Thread: Niamh/Neve Pronunciation??
June 1st, 2013 01:21 AM #1
June 1st, 2013 01:42 AM #3
The correct pronunciation of Niamh is either Neeve (one syllable) or Nee-iv (two), depending on what part of the country you are from.
I've never heard it pronounced with a short e before, I don't think there's a legitimate pronunciation with a short e.
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June 1st, 2013 03:09 AM #5
I think "nehv" is the American prn used by those who think that prn is better, or never heard Niamh prn correctly. I've only ever heard "neeve."http://www.onceuponatimebabynames.com/
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June 1st, 2013 03:19 AM #7Junior Member
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I know a few Niamhs and they all pronounce it "neeve" too
June 1st, 2013 03:19 AM #9
I pronounce it Neeve (one syllable)The 3 Princesses in my life...