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September 21st, 2013 05:07 PM #1Senior Member
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Pronouncing Vasilissa the Beautiful
Or Vasilisa.. I read shr is a rare name but common in old tales. What do you think of her?
September 21st, 2013 05:20 PM #3
vah-see-lease-uh, I think (vah-see + lisa). You can find the pronunciation on Forvo. Search Василиса (it's the Russian spelling).
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September 21st, 2013 05:30 PM #5
I'm more familiar with the spelling as Basilissa or Basilla. She was a saint born into a Roman noble family in the 3rd century. She was beheaded because she was a Christian convert and refused to marry a pagan nobleman. I would pronounce it the same way as casilda has stated in the previous post but with a "bah" in front of it.All the best,
September 21st, 2013 05:36 PM #7
I pr. The same way as @casilda pronounced it. I think it's a gorgeous name.my name is very similar (Vassiliki).
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