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This name is pronounced nah-ftah-li in Hebrew.
Miss Claire  12/5/2004
The correct pronunciation is NAF-tuh-lie. The Hebrew is naf-tah-LEE. "nah-ftah-li" is utterly wrong.
Chad Woodburn  1/20/2005
Now, see, I was taught that it was pronounced "naf-TAHL-lee" in Hebrew. Hm, which is really correct?
breakofday  12/7/2005
I like it only for the fact that my name is almost a feminine version of it. I like mine better (Naphtahalia) and I pronounce it naf-tah-hall-ee-ah. I use the short form Nafty.
Naphtahalia  11/5/2007
The only person I've ever known with this name was a girl and personally I think it is very pretty as a girls name.
persephone1313  9/30/2008
Chilean poet Pablo Neruda's birth name was Neftalí Ricardo Reyes Basoalto. Neftalí is the Spanish form of Naphtali.
― Anonymous User  12/23/2009
I know that the biblical pronunciation is as shown. But, I've come across two different individuals with this name, and they pronounce it as Naf-tal-ee.
onegirlsopinion  2/19/2012
Naphtali Herz Imber was a Jewish poet, known for the creation of the poem "Tikvatenu", on which the current anthem of Isreal, "Hatikvah", is based on.
Amedee Lupien  2/11/2016

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