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Re: Pronounciation
« Reply #75 on: August 13, 2005, 07:46:59 AM »
In the pronunciation of Russian patronymics I was once taught that the general rule was that the 'ov' was omitted when spoken so that Pavlovna was pronounced Pahlna
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Re: Pronounciation
« Reply #76 on: August 13, 2005, 08:12:10 AM »
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In the pronunciation of Russian patronymics I was once taught that the general rule was that the 'ov' was omitted when spoken so that Pavlovna was pronounced Pahlna


I for one would never pronounce Pavlovna "Pahlna".  Hirakushka, Belochka, ...p----a, vashu mneniuyiu....(your thoughts here).


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« Reply #77 on: August 13, 2005, 09:19:42 AM »
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In the pronunciation of Russian patronymics I was once taught that the general rule was that the 'ov' was omitted when spoken so that Pavlovna was pronounced Pahlna


Oh no this is definitely incorrect! If one pronounces the patronymic as you claim then the verbal sounds become not only awkward but unrefined. Each letter is pronounced "as is."

My own patronymic is Petrovna ...  




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Re: Pronounciation
« Reply #78 on: August 13, 2005, 04:04:11 PM »
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Dear Katja,

My very Russian grandmother always used to that the Polish language was the language of the Gods because it was so soft and pleasant.

Welcome.

With all of the best from Shanghai,


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Dear AlexP,

Your post gave me a great deal of pleasure, it was really, really nice... thank you. :)

But I believe that That Language must be the mixture of all languages and dialects from all over the world....don't you think?

Kind regards from katja :)

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« Reply #79 on: August 13, 2005, 08:04:13 PM »
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Dear AlexP,

Your post gave me a great deal of pleasure, it was really, really nice... thank you. :)

But I believe that That Language must be the mixture of all languages and dialects from all over the world....don't you think?

Kind regards from katja :)


Indeed, Katja, you are surely correct.

Welcome again to this Board.

With all of the best from Shanghai,


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Re: Pronounciation
« Reply #80 on: August 15, 2005, 04:12:58 PM »
I know they're not exactly Romanovs, but I've always wondered how you pronounced the names of Ferdinand and Marie of Roumania's two youngest children, Ileana and Mircea?
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Re: Pronounciation
« Reply #81 on: October 26, 2005, 08:54:51 AM »
what is the right pronounciations for Tatiana and Anastasia - in the Anglo world it seems to be Tat-ee-ahna and Anne-as-stay-shah - i knew a daughter of a Russian immigrant - she was Tatiana and pronounced it Tat-ee-ahna.
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Re: Pronounciation
« Reply #82 on: October 26, 2005, 09:11:58 AM »
These questions have been answered before, do a search of other threads.

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Re: Pronounciation
« Reply #83 on: October 26, 2005, 09:19:08 AM »
Hi, Mechminx -- welcome to the forum!

There's been lots of talk on this subject from time to time. Here's some threads already in progress:
Pronunciation

The Real Pronunciation of Tatiana's Name

ROmanov or roMANov?

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Re: Pronounciation
« Reply #84 on: October 26, 2005, 09:58:28 AM »
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Actually, in German, Hesse is pronounced "Hess'-uh" stress on first syllable.

In German it's called Hessen with an N !
It sounds like Mhh..
Hessen: the two E's like the A in land and you can hear the N
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Re: Pronounciation
« Reply #85 on: October 27, 2005, 01:03:11 PM »
I was wondering the correct pronounciation for:-

Serge / Sergei

Illinskoe

Also is Alexandra pronounced Al LEEkS andra?

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Re: Pronounciation
« Reply #86 on: October 27, 2005, 03:21:26 PM »
Where is the stressing in Alix?
I always say aLIX
But I have a name book which sys that it is AA-lix.

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Re: Pronounciation
« Reply #87 on: October 27, 2005, 03:23:23 PM »
Sergei is pronounced a bit like "Sir gay"
Illinskoe: Ee leens coy yeh
Aleksandra: Ah lek sahn dra

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Re: Pronounciation
« Reply #88 on: October 27, 2005, 04:55:08 PM »
What about?

Ioann

This one has me puzzled.

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Re: Pronounciation
« Reply #89 on: October 27, 2005, 05:06:22 PM »
Yo-ahn. It's Russian for John.