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[Opinions] Michaela : How do you pronounce it?
Quick question: How do you pronounce Michaela?From what it seems the vast majority of people pronounce it like Mikayla, but I personally say it as MIE-KAL-LA. Basically like Michael with an A. On that note, I suppose which spelling do you prefer more? Michaela, Mikayla, Makayla or McKayla?_______________________________________________________
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I have always pronounced it like the name Makayla. It's my cousin's name. Out of the spellings, I like Makayla or Mikaela the best. However, I really love the class Michaela has.
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I am a Czech, so I do pronounce as MI-kha-eh-la. "kha" is a Ch letter like in Bach.

This message was edited by the author 9/2/2021, 8:40 AM

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I'm a Dane and in Denmark, it's always been done like they do in Germany, due to the proximity and such. If I encounter it on an English-speaking person, I'll pronounce it as, yes, the Mikayla sounding way. It is that "when in Rome" kind of thing here, depending on who bares it, and where they live.I definitely prefer Michaela, as it's a long-time fave and my preferred way. I'm not a fan of the other ways you listed.
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mi-KAY-lə. It's my favourite spelling.
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The only version I've ever heard, seen or would consider is miKAYla. Not that I would consider it: I like Michael for a boy, but really only Michele for a girl.
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I've met a LOT of Michaelas/Mikaylas/Makaylas, etc and all were mih-KAY-luhI've never heard Michael-uh.

This message was edited by the author 9/1/2021, 11:08 PM

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Mih-chee-la
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Just like Mikayla, Makayla, McKayla etc. and I have never heard it any other way in an English speaking country.I would spell it Mikaela, it's Skandinavian spelling.I dislike the German pronunciation of Michaela, therefore would avoid this spelling. Mikaela sounds nicer in German and comes with the nickname Mika.Mikaela or Michaela for someone else.I dislike Mikayla, Makayla, Mykayla, McKayla etc.
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Same as Makayla
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Mee-cha-EH-la, German way
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