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Subject: Re: Marié with an accent
Author: polyglot7   (guest, 196.25.255.210)
Date: April 17, 2008 at 3:47:00 PM
Reply to: Re: Marié with an accent by Tassiegirl
No, the accented Marie is the way Afrikaans people write it when they want the emphasis on the second syllable.Because normally other Afrikaans people would pronounce the word MAAH-ree (emphasis on first syllable), which is the German way of saying it.Afrikaans is spoken by other Dutch-descended people here in South Africa, such as myself.

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