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March 27th, 2014 10:32 PM #1
Possible pronunciation problems in the future for Sverre?
I love, love Scandinavian names. Sverre has been a favorite for a while, but any time I bring it up, no one seems to know how to pronounce it. It's obviously not very familiar in the US. So, would a future Sverre born in America end up correcting everyone he meets? How do you pronounce the name? (The Scandinavian way kind of rhymes with Sarah, but you sort of roll the R's.)
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March 27th, 2014 10:45 PM #3Senior Member
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Honestly, I would have NO idea how to pronounce it. I would probably guess something along the lines of Suh-vair-uh. I vacillated between that and Severe-uh or Suh-vair.
March 27th, 2014 11:02 PM #5
Yeah, honestly I have no idea how to pronounce this name. I think I'd guess something like Severe.Just another teenberry and writer, a lover of names
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March 27th, 2014 11:22 PM #7Senior Member
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I'd say svair-rah. I do think it would cause some problems because people would try to put random vowels in front of the v, but I feel like it wouldn't be too hard for people to learn.
March 27th, 2014 11:22 PM #9
No idea how to pronounce it.Mommy to...Maura Lucille and Baby #2 due April 8th - It's a BOY!
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