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Thread: How would you pronounce Eilish?
July 15th, 2013 05:00 PM #6Miriam ~ Helena ~ Estella ~ Beatrice ~ Anastasia ~ Veronica ~ Sarah ~ EstherPaul ~ Wesley ~ Walter ~ Edmund ~ Isaac ~ Abram ~ Gabriel
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July 15th, 2013 05:04 PM #8Senior Member
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another vote for Eye-lish
July 15th, 2013 05:05 PM #10
I would say EYE-lish.Henry & Edmund
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July 15th, 2013 05:18 PM #12
I would pronounce is just like Ailis. Aye-lish.__________________________________________________
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July 15th, 2013 05:50 PM #14Senior Member
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AY-leesh or AY-lish.
I know an Eilidh (AY-lee) so I'm familiar with the sound the Ei combination makes. Taking Lidh to be Lee, I would assume Lish to also have the long 'ee' sound, giving Leesh, but knowing Gaelic pronunciations can be a bit irregular the shorter 'i' giving Lish (rhyming with fish) wouldn't be implausible either.
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