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Subject: Re: How would you pronounce Hermia?
Author: Ylva   (Authenticated as Ylva)
Date: October 26, 2005 at 4:33:23 PM
Reply to: How would you pronounce Hermia? by Tbird
I would pronounce it HERR-mee-ah. Another option is Herr-MEE-ah. But I am sure it would not be pronounced as Her-MY-uh in German.

The letter I is pronounced as EE in most languages, in fact every language I know, except English.

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