User comments for Erik (Pronunciation Only)

Listen to the German pronunciation of Erik here:
_satu_  10/24/2006
This is the name of my best friend. In Dutch the pronouncement of the e in Erik is as the ee in deer of like the ea in bear.
Kaat5  2/28/2012
You listed the Dutch pronunciation for this name as being "I-rik". But according to your pronunciation guide/key, the 'I' in the first part is pronounced the same as the 'i' in English words like "bit" and "kin":

That is wrong, I'm afraid: the first letter of the name Erik is nowhere near an 'i'-sound! It is pronounced more like English 'ay' (in words like "bay" and "clay").

Perhaps take a look at the names Elia and Eva: the Dutch pronunciation that you provided there is correct. The pronunciation of the 'E' in those names is exactly the same as that of the 'E' in Erik. [noted -ed]
Lucille  4/9/2016
Hungarian pronunciation: E-rik. [noted -ed]
HerculePoirot  7/18/2016

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