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Subject: Re: Pronounciation: muireann
Author: Domhnall   (guest,
Date: May 17, 2004 at 11:45:31 PM
Reply to: Pronounciation: muireann by Mario
I have to disagree with Devon here.

The 'm' is broad, and has a slight 'w' sound, not a consonantal 'y.'
The 'i' following the 'u' quickly slenders the syllable as well.
Note the double 'n' is strongly-pronounced.
The result is roughly [MWUYR-ya-unn] or [MWUYR-yunn].

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