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Old 10-25-2005, 09:54 AM
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I'm not sure if I pronounce Letizia correctly:o
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Old 10-25-2005, 10:05 AM
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How do you pronounce Princess Madelaine's name?

is it mad-u-lin (u as in up) or mad-u-lane

And Princess Eugenie I can never get it right?
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Old 10-25-2005, 05:26 PM
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How do you pronounce Froilan??
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Old 10-25-2005, 05:28 PM
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How do you pronounce Princess Madelaine's name?

is it mad-u-lin (u as in up) or mad-u-lane

And Princess Eugenie I can never get it right?
Mudlan ( u like in up, a like in land)
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Old 10-25-2005, 05:43 PM
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How do you pronounce Froilan??
I believe Froi is Fr and then like 'oy' in boy then lan..
Please correct me if i'm wrong but i'm pretty sure it's right :p
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Old 10-25-2005, 06:17 PM
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I'm not sure if I pronounce Letizia correctly:o
L-e-t-y(like "pretty")-see-a:)
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Old 10-26-2005, 12:23 PM
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What?
I was so very very wrong!
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Old 10-26-2005, 12:26 PM
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Is it Hen-Rik or On-Ree?
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Old 10-26-2005, 01:16 PM
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Now it's Hen-Rik, but a s Prince Henrik was born in France his name was Henri (ON-Ree) before his marriage
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Old 10-26-2005, 05:30 PM
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Now it's Hen-Rik, but a s Prince Henrik was born in France his name was Henri (ON-Ree) before his marriage
The pronounciation is not ON-Ree but I'm unable to explain which she is.
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Old 10-26-2005, 05:30 PM
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L-e-t-y(like "pretty")-see-a:)
It's pronounced like Laetitia in Laetitia Maria.
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Old 10-26-2005, 05:35 PM
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The pronounciation is not ON-Ree but I'm unable to explain which she is.
Of course not as you would say that in english, but On-Ree with a nasal on the N
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Old 10-26-2005, 06:16 PM
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Of course not as you would say that in english, but On-Ree with a nasal on the N
Yes, but the "o" is not correct.
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Old 10-26-2005, 06:19 PM
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I would say "LéTicia"...
To listen Letizia's name being pronounced, click on the following link:

http://actualidad.terra.es/buscador/...cadena=Letizia

Choose the video:

18/10/2005
[100%] príncipes de Asturias abandonan la clínica Ruber tras el ingreso de doña Letizia con contracciones

Then this screen will appear:

Elige un formato (choose the format)
Windows Media or Real Player

Selecciona tipo de conexión (Select your conection type)
Modem (240x180) or ADSL (400X300)

and click in "ver vídeo"

Letizia's name is pronounced several times in this video, as it is about the false alarm that made her and Felipe to go to the hospital.
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Old 10-26-2005, 07:42 PM
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I'm pretty sure Eugenie is pronounced Ew-Janie.
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I'm pretty sure Eugenie is pronounced Ew-Janie.
I thought I heard Fergie say it like this- U-ja-Ni (the a is a little long), but I'm probably way off.
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Old 10-27-2005, 10:25 AM
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I thought I heard Fergie say it like this- U-ja-Ni (the a is a little long), but I'm probably way off.
That's how I thought Fergie said it too. I always called her U-genie, until I heard Fergie say it like U-ja-nee
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Old 10-27-2005, 06:11 PM
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Maybe Dutch speakers can help me with this: how is Orange-Nassau pronounced?

Is the Orange part pronounced the same as orange(the fruit), and Nassau like the city in the Bahamas?
The Bahamas Nassau is pronounced Nass-awe like "awe" in 'you are in "awe" of someone'.
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I've always said Orange as in the fruit and Nassau as Nass-ow (as in the sound one makes when jabbed with a pin)
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Old 10-27-2005, 06:23 PM
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I've always said Orange as in the fruit and Nassau as Nass-ow (as in the sound one makes when jabbed with a pin)
You're probably right, I'm terribly bad with pronouncing foreign words. Everyone hates it whaen I speak in German!! It's like I'm killing the words!!
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