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Subject: Re: pronunciation of Micheal
Author: Mika   (guest, 65.92.103.162)
Date: March 22, 2004 at 1:36:21 PM
Reply to: pronunciation of Micheal by Tieliebirds
Mícheál is pronounced as mee-haul.

My Papa's name is Mícheál. I believe it was originally spelled with the accents, but he usually drops them to avoid confusion. People just stare at them and have even less of a clue how to pronounce it, if they don't first make the mistake of pronouncing it as Michael. He usually goes by Mike anyway, but is called Mika (mike-a) by family.

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