How Do You Pronounce Your Name?

General Notices and Discussions
User avatar
Amalatte Swann
No broom
Posts: 3
Joined: Wed Jul 22, 2009 4:09 am

Post by Amalatte Swann » Tue Sep 08, 2009 8:40 am

I think my name is very easy to pronounce...

Amalatte: ah-mah-lah-tay
Swann: like swan

But I didn't use latte for my name because I love caffe latte. :P
Ariel Costilow
No broom
Posts: 3
Joined: Sun Aug 30, 2009 7:53 pm

Post by Ariel Costilow » Fri Sep 11, 2009 1:27 am

My name is Ariel Costilow.
You pronounce my first name as;
Ar (as in what you breathe, air)
i (it sounds like a long e, as in eel)
el (as in hello)
You may refer to that red headed mermaid, if you please. <_<

And for my last name;
Co (it sort of sounds like a bird. "Caw")
stil (as the word, still, is pronounced)
ow (the word you say when you are utterly bamboozled. "Oh.")

In a nutshell, that is how you pronounce my name.
Image
Gryffindor || First Year || ar944
"I'm barely breathing with a broken heart that's still beating."
b r o k e n l i f e h o u s e
Naise Puentes
No broom
Posts: 6
Joined: Mon Sep 21, 2009 1:12 am
Location: Mexico
Contact:

Post by Naise Puentes » Wed Sep 23, 2009 2:30 am

well my name is pronounced like this:

Naise - like Ness of the "monster of the lake Ness" and it rhymes with bless and chase

and Puentes comes from the spanish Bridges and is pronounced this way

Pu- like winnie the POOH or p o o p ( together the word) without the las "p"

en- like a simple "n"

tes- pronounced like and "e" not like an "i" (not like tea or teas) :huh: well a little difficulte but not so much <_<

Naise Puentes


best wishes
Last edited by Naise Puentes on Wed Sep 23, 2009 2:31 am, edited 1 time in total.
Blood for blood
----°----°-----°-----
You can't lose something you never had
Prof. Ignis Divine
No broom
Posts: 43
Joined: Fri Sep 07, 2007 4:35 pm
Location: Ravenclaw

Post by Prof. Ignis Divine » Wed Sep 23, 2009 6:52 am

Well Ignis Divine is pronounced as following:

- I is like the i-sound of "me" and emphasis on this syllable
- g is then pronounced like the g of "good"
- nis is like the sound of the word "is" but with a n before

-Di of Divine is more like the sound of dee of the word "indeed"
-vine is pronounced the same as "mine" just a v instead of the m ^^ and emphasis of the word lays on this syllable

Well the name then sounds like this:

Eegnis Deevine
Image
User avatar
Azarielle Doom
No broom
Posts: 2
Joined: Fri Sep 18, 2009 5:50 am
Location: UK
Contact:

Post by Azarielle Doom » Thu Sep 24, 2009 11:50 pm

Azarielle:
Az-air-ee-el

Doom:
like the impending variety :lol:
User avatar
Zen McGregor
No broom
Posts: 24
Joined: Sun Sep 16, 2007 1:45 pm

Post by Zen McGregor » Fri Sep 25, 2009 2:52 pm

My name is way easy:

Zen = Charge your Zen (yep, the japanese thing) pretty self-explained

As for McGregor:

Mc as in McDonalds
Gregor as in Gregorovitch but with stress on Gre not GOR

so,

ZEN MEK GRE - gor
Last edited by Zen McGregor on Fri Sep 25, 2009 2:53 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Image
Emmilynn Shea Grace Wilder
No broom
Posts: 2
Joined: Tue Aug 25, 2009 2:04 am

Post by Emmilynn Shea Grace Wilder » Sun Sep 27, 2009 6:50 pm

Ok, so my name is REALLY long.

So, Emmilynn goes like this: Em= like the first part of emily, pretty much how it looks mi = like meh and lynn = like lin

Shea is one syllable it sounds like = sh a but put together so its sha with a long a

Grace is like this: Grey sis but put togethere into one syllable grays

and Wilder is like the word While and der not wild er, but wil der.
User avatar
Hermionie Miranda
Oakshaft 79
Posts: 170
Joined: Sun Oct 18, 2009 7:28 pm
Location: Hufflepuff House

Post by Hermionie Miranda » Sun Dec 20, 2009 1:54 am

Okay, this is how I pronounce my name:

Herm-i-oh-knee (like Hermione Granger, but I just added an ''i'')
Mir-an-da (a normal name)

On IRC you can call me Herms, Miranda, or Hermy.
Last edited by Hermionie Miranda on Sun Dec 20, 2009 1:55 am, edited 1 time in total.
Image
Hufflepuff Prefect
Fel's Bag Carrier and Hufflepuff Seer *wink wink*
Avatar by Dario Sehovic, Signature made by myself
Hermione Nadine Gillonder
No broom
Posts: 10
Joined: Tue Jan 05, 2010 6:10 am
Location: Ravenclaw, values intelligence, creativity, learning, and wit!
Contact:

Post by Hermione Nadine Gillonder » Wed Jan 06, 2010 3:29 am

This is how to pronounce my name:

Hermione: Err-MY-oun (I know your exactly pronounce it like Er-MY-o-nee, but my name is different)
Nadine: Naed-in
Gillonder: Gill-ou-n-deeh

But just call me Nadine :)

"Here in wise old Ravenclaw,
if you've a ready mind,
Those of wit and learning
will always find their kind."

[/size][/color]
Annabelle Avril
No broom
Posts: 6
Joined: Wed Jan 20, 2010 9:13 pm
Location: Canada

Post by Annabelle Avril » Thu Jan 21, 2010 6:26 pm

Annabelle : An-a-Bel

Avril(April in french): AV-ruhl

Just Ann is fine with me. :D
Last edited by Annabelle Avril on Thu Jan 21, 2010 6:27 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Jamie Flower
No broom
Posts: 1
Joined: Sun Jan 03, 2010 5:46 am

Post by Jamie Flower » Fri Jan 22, 2010 1:42 am

Ja=Jay
mie=me
Jayme
Flower= i think you can prounounce that! :)
Avira Wolvezevie
No broom
Posts: 1
Joined: Sun Aug 02, 2009 4:18 am

Post by Avira Wolvezevie » Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:30 am

Yay, I was hoping I would get to explain my name somewhere! :lol:

A-VIR-A WOL-VEZ-E-VIE ( Its supposed to mean something along the lines of "flying wolfs life" )

Ready?

A = uh/ah
VIR= veer ( to veer off the road)
A = uh/ah


WOL = wool
VEZ= vehz
E= eh/uh
VIE= V ( as in the letter "v")
User avatar
Maravillas Arrington
No broom
Posts: 23
Joined: Wed Feb 03, 2010 10:33 pm
Location: Ravenclaw

Post by Maravillas Arrington » Thu Feb 04, 2010 8:03 pm

Marr-AH-vee-AH (Maravillas)
AIR-ington (Arrington)

I'll respond to Marr-ah (Mara) or Marr (Mar), as well!
Eagles come in all shapes and sizes, but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes.
Maravillas Arrington||2nd Year||ma1329
Prof. Tom Foster
Oakshaft 79
Posts: 166
Joined: Sun Jan 03, 2010 10:14 pm

Post by Prof. Tom Foster » Fri Feb 05, 2010 2:32 am

I think mine is pretty easy, tom (tooom) with the long o sound and foster (fooster) with the long o and the ster part sounds like stir.
Image
User avatar
Karen Circa
No broom
Posts: 16
Joined: Thu Feb 04, 2010 4:59 am

Post by Karen Circa » Sun Feb 07, 2010 1:10 am

My name is easy! Karen (rhymes with baren) and Circa is pronounced Cir (like Seer) and Ca (like kah). I really enjoy reading about everyone else's pronunciations, We have such a nice variety of names to learn how to pronounce here on HOL!
Image
User avatar
Evelyn Wilson
No broom
Posts: 5
Joined: Sat Jan 30, 2010 3:57 pm
Location: Nebraska
Contact:

Post by Evelyn Wilson » Sat Feb 13, 2010 3:35 pm

Evelyn= Ehv-Uh-Lin
Wilson= Will-Sun
Pretty simple, no?
Bold because I was born that way.
Strange because of my years on earth.
Furry because cats shed on me. <(^w^)>

Image
Katherine Black
No broom
Posts: 6
Joined: Sun Jan 03, 2010 6:44 am

Post by Katherine Black » Mon Mar 08, 2010 1:04 pm

Well, my name is pretty simple but here we go!

Katherine Black

Ka - It sounds like the Ca in Cat
th - This sounds like the Th in there
er - This is kind of like when you're confused and you're like err?
ine - This sounds like the word in (the E is silent)

When you put it all together it looks like...
Ca-th-err-in

but it looks like...
Katherine

And now for my last name...

Black

Well I'm not sure how to put this into words :P
If you listen to how they say it in the movies, it's the same as Sirius Black.
User avatar
Adoril Milner
No broom
Posts: 8
Joined: Wed Feb 24, 2010 11:45 pm

Post by Adoril Milner » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:36 am

A as in "a"
Do as in "duh"
Ril as "grill" without the "g"

So, Ah-duh-ril

Mil as in "mill"
Ner as in "her" with a "n" instead of a "h".

So, Mill-ner

Pretty simple!
Image
User avatar
Prof. Maquelly John
No broom
Posts: 24
Joined: Tue Jan 19, 2010 3:57 am
Location: Hufflepuff

Post by Prof. Maquelly John » Tue Apr 06, 2010 4:08 pm

Maquelly

Ma- pronounced like muh
quell- pronounced like quill but with an e sound instead of the I sound
ly- pronounced like lee

John

I think that is pretty obvious :)
Image
User avatar
Prof. Silmarien Szilagyi
Oakshaft 79
Posts: 146
Joined: Mon Jul 09, 2007 1:16 pm

Post by Prof. Silmarien Szilagyi » Thu Apr 08, 2010 3:23 pm

My name is not easy to spell or to pronounce. It has caused many a headache in Ravenclaw, I'm sure. ;)

Silmarien Szilagyi:

Sil= sil, like a window sill
mar= mar, like the Spanish word for sea or like the "mar" in March
ien= ee-en, the "i" is pronounced like the European "i" or the English "ee"

Szil= seel, like the mammal (seal)
agy= the "a" is like when the doctor tells you to open your mouth and say "ahh" and the "gy" is like the "dieu" in adieu
i= "ee"

Put it all together, and you've got it! :)
Image
Thanks Cassie Lobiesk!
Ravenclaw DHoH || Alte Editor || Sci-Fi Enthusiast
Post Reply

Return to “The Great Hall”