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  1. #1
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    pronunciation of Rosamund?

    I've added this to my list, and I've been pronouncing it ROSE-a-mund, which sounds gorgeous to me. But nameberry says it's pronounced Rozz-a-mund...

    Is either pronunciation accepted, or am i pronouncing it wrong? I like it my way, but i dislike the Rozz sound
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  2. #3
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    Well, it's rare name. Doubt anyone outside nameberry would know correct pronunciation. Also, I believe both pronunciations are acceptable.
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  3. #5
    I vote for Rose-a-mund pronunciation.

  4. #7
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    I've always pronounced it Rozz-a-mund, but I suppose it could be either.
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  5. #9
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    I say Rose a mund. I love Rosalind but prn the wrong way of Rose a lind. I also don't care for the Rozz sound.

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