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Subject: Re: French Jeanne
Author: Anneza   (Authenticated as Anneza)
Date: June 30, 2011 at 11:15:24 PM
Reply to: French Jeanne by treetops
In French the -n of Jean really exists only as a signal that the vowel is nasalised. For practical purposes, one doesn't hear it. But the -nne of Jeanne definitely sounds as if it's there! Same, in French, with Simon and Simone.

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