|Subject:||Re: mis-pronounced name|
|Author:||Anneza (guest, 22.214.171.124)|
|Date:||February 27, 2006 at 10:42:42 PM|
|Reply to:||mis-pronounced name by talithag|
When I speak English, I say TAL i tha, like Tabitha with an L. But in Afrikaans (where it is quite popular) we say ta LEE ta; no -th- sound. Different modern languages use different pronunciations, depending on their different systems.
What it sounded like in ancient Aramaic is another matter ... but since the -th- sound is rare, I rather wonder if a -t- in the last syllable might not be more likely.
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