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strictennis
Jul 3rd, 2007, 03:53 PM
What's the correct pronunciation for Bartoli? Butter-Lee or Bar-Toll-Lee?

:shrug:

Dave.
Jul 3rd, 2007, 04:07 PM
BAH-toh-lee

Emphasis on the first syllabul, not the second as loads of commentators do.

Dino?Dino.Dino!
Jul 3rd, 2007, 04:08 PM
http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/2/players/playerprofiles/Playerbio.asp?PlayerID=20631

MARION BARTOLI (FRA)
pronounced: BAH-toh-lee

pc44013
Jul 4th, 2007, 07:07 AM
http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/2/players/playerprofiles/Playerbio.asp?PlayerID=20631

MARION BARTOLI (FRA)
pronounced: BAH-toh-lee

But we will say Bar-to-li in Hong Kong. :)

cypher_88
Jul 4th, 2007, 07:28 AM
it can't be bah-toh-lee :eek: that's stupid
IMO it should be bar-toh-lee

azza
Jul 4th, 2007, 07:31 AM
shud be

Fat-tee.

FORZA SARITA
Jul 4th, 2007, 08:05 AM
it can't be bah-toh-lee :eek: that's stupid
IMO it should be bar-toh-lee

i say Bar-Toh-Lee

Alizé Molik
Jul 4th, 2007, 10:25 AM
french has the emphasis on the last sylable so it's

Bartol-ee

Bart
Jul 4th, 2007, 11:19 AM
Bar-to-LI

With the French "r".

MistyGrey
Jul 4th, 2007, 12:08 PM
Virginia Wade calls her Bar-Tulli.

Iceland
Jul 4th, 2007, 12:22 PM
french has the emphasis on the last sylable so it's

Bartol-ee

I don't think so, I pronouce it : 'bar-toh-li (short i)

Alizé Molik
Jul 5th, 2007, 01:14 AM
I don't think so, I pronouce it : 'bar-toh-li (short i)

that's the same way I say it :o

and after posting that i realised...it's not really a french name anyway :p

schorsch
Jul 5th, 2007, 01:22 AM
she has italian roots, doesnt she ?

(like these pesto/sugo/olive oil brand :p)

DefyingGravity
Jul 5th, 2007, 02:04 AM
If it's Italian, the second syllable should be stressed, correct?