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Re: Name Prenounciation ?
Poster: Corun MacAnndra <email@example.com>
>Dafydd Welsh-knight greets Cheapside!
>Corun writes much that is correct about Welsh, and one thing which is a
>> The accent in Welsh names is usually always on the first syllable (I say
>> usually, but I can't really think of an instance where it's not). Thus we
>> have MIR-hthin, DAV-yth, COR-un (which is also Welsh but has no double d's
>> or l's), HLLEW-elyn (note, this last is *not* pronounced hllew-EL-yn).
>For two-syllable names, of course, accent on the second-last syllable is
>the same as the first syllable. But Llewelyn is accented hlleh-oo-EL-ehn,
>and Angharad is accented ang-HAR-ad, not ANG-har-ad.
Oops. That'll teach me to be adamant about my scant knowledge. Thank you,
Your Excellency, for the correction. Must have been all those head shots I
took from Targ last night at fight practice. Yeah, that's it.
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