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Thread: How would you pronouce ISLA?
June 9th, 2013 09:14 PM #16
Another vote for Eye-la.
June 9th, 2013 09:17 PM #18
June 9th, 2013 09:26 PM #20
I think most people say it EYE-lah (I do!), but the Spanish pronunciation, EES-lah, is really cool, I think.Ashley
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June 9th, 2013 09:43 PM #22
Have recently begun pronouncing it EYE-lah, but my initial take on the name (as a foreigner who's had Spanish in school and listened to a lot of Madonna) was ESS-lah. I also actually prefer EES-lah to EYE-lah.Exporting old Danish names, Greenlandic names and Greenlandic sibling names
Henry Ásgeirr Edmund • Amaury Charles Fyodor "Theo" • Alexander Adelin Lórien "Sasha" • Asa Edouard Ivik
Cosima Ingrid Zenobia "Mimi" • Matilda/Johanna Ivalo Galadriel "Tilda/Anna" • Gaia Margaret Undómiel • Asta Catherine Françoise
And for the moment: Atticus Elessar Oisín • Aviaaja Agnes Lúthien "Avi"
June 9th, 2013 10:46 PM #24Member
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Unfortunately there are always going to be people whp pronounce it like Izla. Whenever I see Isla, I have to stop for a sec and remember the S is silent. Few people are going to be aware that it's pronounced like isle/island.