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  1. #6
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    @aillidh I totally understand. I used to feel the same way about the name.However, I now find it very pretty.
    @rosietoes I love your daughter's name. I love Rosamund Isabelle and Rosamund Pearl. Thank you.


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    Quote Originally Posted by tay2thestars View Post
    while the British speaker said it a little more like Raz-a-mund, but I think it's due to his accent.
    Negative We're perfectly capable of getting our tongues to say 'roes-a-mund' but the correct pronunciation of Rosamond - an English name - is 'roz-a-mund' so that's how we say it.
    Last edited by renrose; July 14th, 2013 at 08:22 AM.
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    I actually adore Rosamund, Rosalind, and Rosette. I first heard of Rosamund from a piece of classical music that I played on the violin as a child (can't remember the name). But I was immediately struck by how gorgeous this name is. I'd love to see all three of them used more! I'd love to meet a little Rosamund...
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    I pronounce it Rosa-mond as well and I think that's fine! Super adorable name with cute nickname potential!
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    Quote Originally Posted by renrose View Post
    Negative We're perfectly capable of getting our tongues to say 'roes-a-mund' but the correct pronunciation of Rosamond - an English name - is 'roz-a-mund' so that's how we say it.
    hehe, sorry about that I've never been out of the states and don't have much experience with British accents other than in movies. In the recording, it sounded like a mix of both pronunciations to me, so I wasn't sure which way he was pronouncing it.
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