|Subject:||Re: Thanks again. Help from German-speakers, please? (nt)|
|Author:||Minikui (guest, 220.127.116.11)|
|Date:||May 29, 2007 at 10:09:38 AM|
|Reply to:||Thanks again. Help from German-speakers, please? (nt) by Irish_Clare|
I've never seen that name before in fact, I'd say it isn't really used anymore in Germany these days or it has always been a rare name, but I'd prononce it more or less the same way as you said, "Lee-oh-bah".
I wouldn't put a stress on the "o" though, but rather pronounce "lio" as one syllable: "Lio-ba" (Taking as an orientation the word "lieb", which is the modern form of "liub/liob").
And Leoba, I'd pronounce it the same way, but with a clear "lé" instead of the "lee", "Léo-ba"
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