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[Opinions] How would you pronounce these?
Without looking it up, how would you pronounce these names?
Minea
Saga
Lykke
Miriel
Vila
Nilas
Frans
Isidor
Vide
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Mi-NE-yaSA-ga (with both a’s pronounced as the a in hat)Lykke (this is a Danish name so I know how it’s pronounced). LØ-guh. The Ø is not a sound I know of in English. Close to the ir in Sir, but not quite. It’s more rounded. It’s almost identical to oe in the French word Soeur MEE-ri-el. Like Muriel but with I instead of UVEE-la
NEE-lasFrans. The a is like ea in Heart but the sound is shorter.ISSI-doreVI-duh
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Minea - min-EE-a or min-AY-a (ay rhyming with bay)
Saga - SAH-ga
Lykke - LEE-kuh (ending with a schwa)
Miriel - MEE-ree-elle
Vila - VEE-la
Nilas - NEE-luhs
Frans - FRAHN-z
Isidor - IHz-ih-dor
Vide - VEE-duh (ending with a schwa)
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Minea- mi-NEE-uh
Saga- SAH-guh
Lykke- LEE-kay
Miriel- mir-ee-EL
Vila- VEE-luh
Nilas- NEE-lahs
Frans- FRAHNS
Isidor- IZ-uh-dor
Vide- VEE-deh
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I have a German/French background in case that matters ;)Minea - I know this as a Romanian surname. I guess as a first name my guess would be mee-NEH-a? With a long EH sound (I guess in English most people would describe it as AY but I wouldn't open my mouth that much).
Saga - ZAH-ga, hard G.
Lykke - LEE-keh? Otherwise it is so close to "lick".
Miriel - mee-ree-EL
Vila - VEE-laNilas - NEE-las
Frans - FRAHNS
Isidor - ee-zee-dohr
Vide - VEE-de
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To a Dutchie:Minea - mee-NAY-ah
Saga - SAH-gah or even SAH-khah if I encountered it in the Netherlands
Lykke - LEE-kə
Miriel MEE-ree-el or MI-ree-el if in the NL
Vila - VEE-lah
Nilas NEE-lahs
Frans - FRAHNS (my uncle's name)
Isidor - EE-see-dor
Vide - VEE-də (with the side note that this is to me strictly an architectural element. It also is 'empty' in French, so it would be hard to see it as a name)
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I know I'm likely butchering some of these but,Minnea: Min-nay-uh
Saga: Say-ga
Lykke: Lie-kee (??)
Miriel: Mir-re-uhl
Vila: V-la
Nilas: Like Silas
Frans: Franz
Isidor: is-a-door
Vide: Veed

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Minea - min-AY-ah
Saga - SAR-gah
Lykke - LIEK
Miriel - mih-REE-ell
Vila - VEE-lahNilas - NIE-lass
Frans - fran-ZZ
Isidor - IE-zz-ih-DOOR
Vide - I really don't know... VIED or vid-EE
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mih-NAY-uh
sah-gah
LEE-kah?
mee-ree-el
VEE-lahNYE-lus
FRANZ
ih-zi-dohr
VEE-deh
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Min-ay-uh
Sah-gah
Lie-key
Meer-ee-el
Vee-laNeel-ahs
FRONS
Is-ih-door
Vide - as it looks.I have no idea lol
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Minea - mih-NAY-uh
Saga - SAH-guh
Lykke - LEEK
Miriel- MEE-ree-el
Vila- VEE-luhNilas - NYE-luhs
Frans - FRAHNS
Isidor- IS-ee-door
Vide - VEED
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Minea - mi-NEE-uh
Saga - SAH-guh
Lykke - lie-KUH
Miriel - mih-REE-ell
Vila - VEE-lahNilas - NIE-lis
Frans - FRANZ
Isidor - IZ-uh-dore
Vide -vee-DAY

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Min-AY-uh (Minea)saw-guh (Saga)LIKE-ee (Lykke)MIR-eeh-ell (Miriel)VEE-luh (Vila)
NIE-luhs (Nilas)FRAHNZ (Frans)is-UH-dor (Isidor)VEE-day (Vide)
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Minea - mee-NAY-a / mə-NAY-ə
Saga - SA-ga / SA-gə
Lykke - LEE-kə
Miriel - MEER-ee-el
Vila - VEE-ləNilas - NEEL-əs / NEEL-as
Frans - FRANS / FRANZ
Isidor - IS-ə-dor / IZ-ə-dor
Vide - VEE-də / VEE-day
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Minea: mi-NAY-ə
Saga: SA-ga
Lykke: LIK-keh
Miriel: MIR-ee-el
Vila: VEE-la
Nilas: NEE-las
Frans: FRANS
Isidor: IZ-i-dawr
Vide: VEE-deh
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Minea - Min-ay-ah
Saga - Say-ga
Lykke - Like like, or like like-ee
Miriel - Miri-elle
Vila - Vee-laNilas - Nee-lus
Frans - Fran-s or Fran-z
Isidor - Iz-ee-door
Vide - Vee-day
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Thanks..Lykke seems to be the hardest one. If you look in the comments of the name there are several different pronunciations, none really accurate if you ask me.
Maybe I should do a video of how it's pronounced haha, and maybe some of the others as well like Nilas (my son's MN)
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Minea = Min-ee-uh or Min-ay-uhSaga = Saw-guhLykke = Lee-keh or Lie-kehMiriel = Miri-ul or Miri-elVila = Vee-luh or Vill-uh
Nilas = Nee-lusFrans = FrawnzIsidor = Is-ih-dorVide = Vee-deh

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Minea: min-AY-ah (rhymes with how I say Linnea) or MIN-ay-uh
Saga: SAH-guh
Lykke: LEE-kuh
Miriel: MEE-ree-el
Vila: VEE-la
Nilas: NEE-las
Frans: FRAHNZ
Isidor: IZ-uh-dor
Vide: VEED or VEE-duh
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Mih-NAY-uh
SAH-ga
LEE-kuh
MEE-ree-el
VEE-laNIE-las
FRAHNZ
IZ-ih-dor
VEE-day
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Minea ...min-EE-uh
Saga ...SAH-guh
Lykke ...no idea...lie-kuh, leh-kuh, lee-kuh, leh-kee...
Miriel ...MEER-ee-EL
Vila ...VEE-luhNilas ...NEE-luhs probably because it's next to Vila, so maybe NIE-luhs sometimes...Frans ...FRAHNZ
Isidor ...ees-ID-or...not the same as Isidore
Vide ...no idea...VEE-duh maybe
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Minea- Min-AY-uh
Saga- SAH-guh
Lykke- LYE-kee or LYE-kuh
Miriel- Mih-ree-ELLE
Vila- VEE-luhNilas- NEE-lass
Frans- Um, Frans? A like in apple.
Isidor- IZZ-uh-door
Vide- VEE-duhUh is the schwa sound, I just can't find it atm.
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min-AY-ah
SAH-gah
LYU-keh
mih-REE-ehl
VEE-laNEE-lass
FRAHNZ
e-ZAH-daw (I don’t really say R if it’s at the end of a word)
VEE-deh
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I'm never any good at these. I'd guess something like…Minea - mih-NAY-a, sort of like Linnea.
Saga - SAH-ga
Lykke - LOO-keh, sort of like Luka but not really.
Miriel - mih-ree-el
Vila - VEE-laNilas - NEE-las
Frans - FRAHNZ
Isidor - IZ-ih-dor
Vide - VEE-deh
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Minea - Mi-nay-ah
Saga - as it’s written Sah-gah
Lykke - Lie-kuh
Miriel - Like Muriel but starting with mir
Vila - vee-lah
Nilas - nee-lass
Frans - Frens
Isidor - ee-sea-door
Vide - vee-duh
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Minea- Min-nay-uhSaga- Saw-guh Lykke-lie-kee?Miriel- meer-ee-elVila-Vie-luh
Nilas- nie-lusFrans- FrawnzIsidor- Eye-si-door Vide -Vee-day
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