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Thread: Pronunciations

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    PA, USA
    @corajsb: Apparently the way I would pronounce some of your names isn't correct, but I thought it might be helpful to know how other people might try to pronounce them upon first glance, if you're considering them for children.

    Dashiell -- dash-ee-ull
    Xanthe -- zanth (silent e)
    Sloane -- slown

  2. #13
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Here's another one for you all- I seem to have a lot, but I think the sounds of a name is just as important as the spelling!

    Thisbe? Do you pronounce the 'e' at the end?

  3. #15
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    I say Thisbe to rhyme with frisbee, so thIHZ-bee.
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  4. #17
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    My great aunt is named Imogen and pronounces it "Im-oh-gene." All of her sisters also have the "EEN" sound at the end: Christine, Kathlene, Justine and Imogen.

  5. #19
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Wishing for Greece, stuck in the US
    All Greek names that end in E has the EE sound at the end.

    Thisbe = thiz-bee -- My Amazon Author Page

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