Comments for the name Athene

Comments for ATHENE:

I've heard this name pronounced "ah-THEEN" and "ah-THEE-nah" (like Athena.) Can someone tell me which is correct?
-- Lady Seashell  4/14/2008
According to dictionary.com, A·the·ne (/əˈθini/) should be pronounced: [uh-thee-nee] or [ə-THEE-nee], with stress on the second syllable.
-- Shibbeh  8/30/2008
The French pronunciation is actually more like "Atune" (A as in "at" and "tune") I'm not sure how to explain it but somewhat like the name Adam but with a T sound instead of the D. The "e" at the end is NOT stressed as "ee" or really even pronounced.

Forvo.com has a German pronunciation that sounds more like the pronunciations people are suggesting.
-- Anonymous User  9/15/2011

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