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February 27th, 2014 08:34 AM #1Senior Member
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One of my students is named Sovannary (prn so-vaughn-uh-ree) and it's so pretty. It's a Cambodian name and I have no idea what it means but it's so pretty I thought I would share it. She's a beautiful girl in her early twenties (I instruct adults).
Has anyone else heard of it?
February 27th, 2014 08:53 AM #3
I've never heard it before, but it's beautiful!
February 27th, 2014 08:59 AM #5
I've never heard it before, and it's terrible IMO. Sounds more like a creepy haunted house, LOL.~Emily
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February 27th, 2014 09:01 AM #7
It sounds too 'surnamey' to me, but I can see the appeal. It sort of feels like Flannery to meGirls: Doris ❀ Amelia ❀ Freya ❀ Martha ❀ Violet ❀ Lauren ❀ Mabel ❀ Lillian ❀ Minnie ❀ Honey ❀ Emily
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February 27th, 2014 09:10 AM #9
It looks a bit too much like Savannah to me - the whole -vanna- thing. But it’s pretty. I only found one mentioning online and have no idea how accurate it is.
"Sovannary, Sovaneary : (F) golden girl”
I think I’d prefer Sovaneary because it looks less familiar to me and I therefore can enjoy the name more than feeling like someone did something odd to Savannah.
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