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  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2011

    Lyra Pronunciation

    I really like the name the Lyra. After some research it looks like it's usually pronounced Lie-ra, but there are also many who prefer Leer-a. Personally, I like both. What do you guys think? How did you first assume it was pronounced? Which do you prefer?

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    To me I would assume it's Lie-ra.

    Leera would garner Lira to me; it sounds like the old Italian currency.
    moving to new account with username I like more... since we can't just change them

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    I pronounce it Lie-ra and I prefer it that way too.
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  4. #7
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Cair Paravel :)
    I like Lyra! Like @sansa_nanami, I would assume Lyra was LYE-rah and Lira was LEER-ah. Although I have heard Lyra said like leer-ah. I like both, but atm I like Lyra more. It's sweet and unexpected.
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  5. #9
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Great Lakes
    I pronounce Lyra as LYE-rah.
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