|Subject:||Re: pronunciation of Micheal|
|Author:||Devonelisa (guest, 126.96.36.199)|
|Date:||March 21, 2004 at 2:44:18 AM|
|Reply to:||pronunciation of Micheal by Tieliebirds|
Mícheál would be Me-kawl in Gaelic but said without a brogue it sounds rather silly so I'd stick to Michael's English pronunciation (Mike-ul) unless a move to Eire is in the works.
I know a Mícheál (born in Zimbabwe to Irish parents) who works in London and like most men with that name outside of Ireland, uses a nn; Mick in his case but Mike is just as popular and Mickey occurs.
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