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Subject: Re: Joh-UH-oh
Author: Daividh   (guest, 65.144.9.176)
Date: May 3, 2005 at 9:30:10 AM
Reply to: Joh-UH-oh by Magia
I'm no Portuguese speaker, but I've had many business contacts who are. I believe the diphthong -ao (w/tilde over "a") is pronounced with a nasalized "n" at the end. Therefore "saint" ("sao" w/tilde) comes across like "song", not "saO". As in "Sao Paolo"...

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