|Subject:||Re: Pronunciation of Halimeda? (Greek?)|
|Author:||Kassios (Authenticated as Kassios)|
|Date:||February 5, 2006 at 2:54:48 AM|
|Reply to:||Pronunciation of Halimeda? (Greek?) by chazda|
Halimeda is indeed a Greek name, in Greek mythology she was a Nereid, daughter of Nereus and Doris. (Spelling in Ionian dialect: HALIMEDE, in Dorian dialect: HALIMEDA).
The name derives from the words ALS(sea) and MEDEON (care of, protect, etc.), it means "cares for the sea".
I can only tell you the ancient Greek pronunciation of the name: ha-lee-ME-da in Doric dialect or ha-lee-ME-dee in Ionian dialect.
Unfortunately it is difficult to give you the precise "official" pronunciation using English phonology because English phonology is, how can I put it... very "flexible"!
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