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November 8th, 2013 07:36 PM #1
I love Eilidh (ay-lee) but I live in the states, there might be issues with spelling and pronunciation.Piers Lachlan | Gray Everett | Tadhg Wilder
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November 8th, 2013 07:54 PM #3Moderator
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The pronunciation will be butchered in the US. It's not a complicated pronunciation, but I don't think people will read Eilidh as ay-lee. If you really love it I would keep it for a middle name.
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November 8th, 2013 08:04 PM #5
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November 8th, 2013 08:23 PM #7Member
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I'm not usually a fan of changing spellings to accommodate a different nationality, but what about Eili? It's only taking off the last two letters, not butchering the spelling entirely. I did know how to pronounce it but that's only because I had seen it before, and I definitely think she'd have a lot of problems with her name being spelled wrong.
November 8th, 2013 08:32 PM #9
It is a nice name but it would be problematic here. . I think most people would assume that is similar to Edith.Raquel-22 year old who loves names, books, and languages
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