User comments for Dinah (Pronunciation Only)

This name is pronounced din-ah in Hebrew.
Miss Claire  12/5/2004
I've also heard this name pronounced DEE-nuh.
breakofday  12/7/2005
Actually, if you read the Hebrew, it's pronounced DEE-nah.
MizLaura  8/3/2007
According to the original Hebrew, the name is actually pronounced DEE-nah, making the name "Deena" a nice alternative to this name.
― Anonymous User  7/7/2008
This name can also be pronounced DEE-nə (also, I'm not positive, but I believe DEE-nə is the Biblically accurate pronunciation).
chidoll  4/13/2009
I am Jewish and this name (usually rendered "Dinah") is pronounced DEE-nə (Dee-nuh), which is also the Biblically accurate pronunciation-- not DIE-nuh. It derives from the legal court system (Beit Din:בית דין‎, "house of judgment"; which is a rabbinical court of Judaism.)
Dina Michelle  10/18/2014
My name is Dina and the correct way to pronounce it is Dee-nah NOT Die-na. But I understand some prefer to be called Die-na instead. But the biblical pronunciation is DEE-NAH.
― Anonymous User  4/19/2017

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