Names Searched Right Now:
Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 5 of 7
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Asgard
    Posts
    885

    Rosalind or Rosamund?

    I love both, but obviously couldn't use both of them. Which do you prefer {and why, if you can}?

    Also: How do you pronounce Rosamund? I've been pronouncing it as ROSE-uh-mund, but I've heard that it's meant to be pronounced ROZ-uh-mund?
    Last edited by sapphires; September 1st, 2013 at 11:29 AM.
    Emilia • Bronwen • Anthea • Piper • Helena
    Artemis • Beatrice • Delilah • Genevieve • Lillian • Matilda • Ophelia • Penelope • Rosamund • Willow
    Stanley • Arthur • Henry • Caspian • Dexter
    Edmund • Forest • Jasper • Julian • Luca • Maxen • Oscar • Sebastian • Thomas • Winston

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    1,740
    Rosalind is one of my faves. I dislike Roz, but I love Lindy as a nickname.
    Rosamund sounds a bit too aristocratic for me. Rosalind is a bit more down to earth.

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Location
    United States
    Posts
    299
    I prefer Rosamund, but both are nice! I say "rose-ah-mund" too. I don't like it said the other way (it sounds ugly to me).
    twenty, virgo, college student,
    lover of nature, fairy tales, and anything fantasy˙·٠(◡‿◡✿)

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    1,101
    I pronounce both of these with the rose- sound in the beginning, not Roz. Like you, I have recently been contradicted though. I don't know how you prefer Rosalind. But I do prefer Rosalind. I don't think the -mund ending is as attractive as -lind.
    ~Larissa

    ~ Giving up Nameberry for Lent; See you on the 14th of April! ~

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    1,042
    I prefer Rosalind, it sounds more elegant to me but neither of these is my favorite Rose-name, I love Rosalie best of them all.
    I pronounce Rosamund the second way, Roz-uh-mund.
    Victoria

    Each magician has his own power sign...
    * Hector & Leontine
    ♈ ♉ ♊ ♋ ♌ ♍ ♎ ♏ ♐ ♑ ♒ ♓ are under transformation into heroes and queens!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •