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June 14th, 2013 03:56 AM #1
Pronouciation help - French or Danish speakers...
I've been thinking about Lys as a potential name for another girl (ttc for number 2 at the moment and hubby feels he's destined to have 2 girls so... )
I know it's French for Lilly and Danish for light. So I'm interested do French and Danish speakers pronounce it the same?
Even if you don't speak either language how would you pronounce it.
June 14th, 2013 04:41 AM #3
I do not speak French or Danish, but I would pronounce Lys either Liss or Lies.Caspian ~ Genevieve ~ Benjamin ~ Claire ~ Sebastian
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June 14th, 2013 10:18 AM #5
June 14th, 2013 11:06 AM #7
In Danish we put a lot of pressure on the Y, and at the same time our Y's sound very different than the English Y's. The forvo link is great.Zelia • XXI • History student • Film and royalty enthusiastI blog at vesperlynds and everythingroyalty, and export names from Greenland and Inuit mythology
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June 14th, 2013 11:19 AM #9Senior Member
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In French it would be 'lee'.