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Subject: Re: Fainne (Satu maybe you know this one?)
Author: Satu   (guest, 213.209.89.160)
Date: March 22, 2004 at 12:29:06 PM
Reply to: Fainne (Satu maybe you know this one?) by Larissa
Hi Larissa,

Fainne is an Irish name meaning "ring". It is pronounced "FEN-yah".

There is a Frisian name pronounced the same way: Fenja, which is a form of Fenna (Frisian pet form for Frida / Frieda).

But the spelling Fainne isn't used for Fenja as far as I know. In the countries where Frisian names are used (the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark), Fainne would be pronounced FEYE-neh.

Satu

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