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Subject: Re: pronounce Tiwlip?
Author: Elea   (Authenticated as Elea)
Date: February 23, 2007 at 2:55:43 AM
Reply to: pronounce Tiwlip? by Ginevra
It would be pronounced pretty much the same as tulip. The 'w' makes an 'oo' sound so it literally breaks down as tee-OO-lip (accent on penultimate syllable) but actually probably sounds more like t-yoo-lip. However I've never actually heard the word tiwlip pronounced so it is just an educated guess based on the Welsh I picked up from my Welsh grandad. But generally when the Wlsh take a word use in English, the pronunciation stays the same but the spelling is modified to fit the conventions of the Welsh language.

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