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Subject: Re: Dulcinea
Author: Cleveland Kent Evans   (Authenticated as clevelandkentevans)
Date: August 23, 2009 at 10:20:00 AM
Reply to: Dulcinea by Eden
I have not seen that movie, but I would assume that in that scene they were trying to portray the character as being humorously incorrect.

I think that "Dool-CHEE-nee-uh" would be the sort of pronunciation someone who was familiar with Italian names but not Spanish ones would try to use. "dool-sin-AY-uh" would be closer to the original Spanish pronunciation, and Don Quixote is originally a Spanish novel, not an Italian one.

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