|Subject:||Re: Pronunciation of Viggo|
|Author:||Satu (guest, 188.8.131.52)|
|Date:||March 22, 2004 at 10:09:39 PM|
|Reply to:||Pronunciation of Viggo by Sally Sue|
Hi Sally Sue,
Viggo is pronounced vi-go in Danish (the i being longer than in Tim but shorter than in Lisa). The stress is on the first syllable.
It is a latinized form of Old Norse names containing Vig- / -vig which means battle and it's a latinization of the Old Norse name Vöggr as well which means to rock/sway (alluding to a person's rolling gait).
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