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How do you pronounce your character's name?

AeolithonAeolithon Member Posts: 88 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
The clue is in the title!

How exactly have you always imagined your characters name to be pronounced? I will start:

A - ee - olif (sounds like olive) - on. 
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  • ArlandaArlanda Member Posts: 269 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    Ah  - larn- da
  • ShahaiShahai Member Posts: 122 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    It should be pronounced [ʃɑ:aɪ]
    Every day sends future to past 
    Every breath leaves me one less to my last
    Boosteya
  • ArgysArgys Member Posts: 138 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    It's like Ar - gus

    just with a y pronunciation, instead of a u.

  • IocunIocun Member Posts: 3,506 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    [ɪo:kun]
  • SenaSena Member Posts: 3,926 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    I think the IPA would be [si:nə]. Like Xena with an S.
  • WysteriaWysteria Member Posts: 1,826 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Wist-eh-ri-ah [ wɪˈstɛäː ]

    I know people (mainly from the US, I've noticed) always say it like Wyst-eeeee-ria, but a lot of people around here (Australia) say it with an "eh" sound instead...
    "Faded away like the stars in the morning,
     Losing their light in the glorious sun,
     Thus would we pass from this earth and its toiling,
     Only remembered for what we have done."

    Exelethril
  • AepasAepas Member Posts: 1,619 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    A-pas
    Replies the scorpion: "It's my nature..."
  • CaeyaCaeya Member Posts: 35
    Mine is Cay-er. Could it be anything but?
    Innovate or Die.
  • EldEld Member Posts: 3,946 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Um. [ɛld].
    TasleusAveriAthorem
  • KadrasKadras Member Posts: 13
    Kad - ras
  • TvistorTvistor Member Posts: 2,885 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    edited December 2012
    Tuh-vee. Tuhv...? Tfffvis?

    Tuh/Tee/T Vist-or, whatever.
    I'm a postgraduate machine learning/cognitive psychology nerd now and am open to neato Achaea-based statistics/programming projects. PM me if you have any ideas.

    I'm currently working on an implementation of a pathfinding algorithm for blind sailors trying to navigate chops and dock at ports.
    DaslinTasleusAkayaZenii
  • WoongWoong Member Posts: 14 ✭✭ - Stalwart
    "Woong".  Fairly simple.

    I pronounce Tvistor as "Ar-khai", myself.
    TvistorNizarisTasleusBoosteya
  • JakiroJakiro Member Posts: 100 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    juh-key-row
    ^-- as in juh in just
    image
  • AerekAerek East Tennessee, USAMember Posts: 1,818 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Eric
    -- Grounded in but one perspective, what we perceive is an exaggeration of the truth.
    TasleusZincor
  • GondusGondus Member Posts: 10
    Gone-Diss
  • NizarisNizaris The Holy City of MhaldorMember Posts: 537 ✭✭✭✭✭ - Grand Achaean
    edited December 2012
    niz-ARE-iss  <-- Caps for accent/emphasis on second syllable.
    image
  • VaehlVaehl Member Posts: 962 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    good question
    AlcinaeAveriBoosteyaZuko
  • LodiLodi Member Posts: 252 ✭✭✭✭ - Eminent
    Low-dee. Which is apparently wrong, if you go by this Creedence Clearwater Revival track...


    I won a competition awhile ago to have Chris Bourassa paint a picture of Lodi. My profile pic is the end product. :)
  • EldEld Member Posts: 3,946 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Yes, though the song is referring to Lodi, CA, rather than the village in Achaea, so pronounce it how you want. Now I'm debating which of those would be a more annoying place to be stuck.
    Lodi
  • TanaarTanaar Member Posts: 284 ✭✭✭✭ - Eminent
    Tan-arr. Depending on my mood, I might draw out the 'ah' in the middle.
  • EilonaEilona United KingdomMember Posts: 61 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    eye-LO-nah
  • XaeXae Member Posts: 450 @ - Epic Achaean
    If you go off Latin pronunciation, would be "Seye" (like in eyeball!), but I usually just say "Zay".
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    Ognog
  • OgnogOgnog Member Posts: 284 ✭✭✭✭ - Eminent
    Just like "Eggnog" but with an .....  Og

    WysteriaAlcinaeArador
  • OgnogOgnog Member Posts: 284 ✭✭✭✭ - Eminent
    Aerek said:
    Eric
    And all this time I've been pronouncing it like "Hey wreck" with a silent H. So sorry.

    AveriMakaela
  • CinyaCinya Member Posts: 298 ✭✭✭✭✭ - Grand Achaean
    Sin-yuh. 
    Mathonwy said:
    dactylic hexameter is
    way more interesting than the inside of anyone's vagina.
  • EurulisEurulis Member Posts: 62 ✭✭✭ - Distinguished
    You-rule-is.
    Mononokey
  • AmunetAmunet Spokane, Washington, USAMember Posts: 700 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Ah-moo-NET. Stfu, @Mathonwy.
    My avatar is an image created by this very talented gentleman, of whose work I am extremely jealous. It was not originally a picture of Amunet, but it certainly looks a great deal like how I envision her!
    Anaidiana
  • CooperCooper IowaMember Posts: 4,479 @@ - Legendary Achaean
    Queue - pair

    TanaarOgnog
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