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Old Jan 26th, 2013, 01:01 PM   #1
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Which player's name is toughest for you to pronounce?

Not a big fan of Coin/Larriere. I think it looks funny when I pronounce it with French accent


Same applies for Mayr.
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Old Jan 26th, 2013, 01:21 PM   #2
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Old Jan 26th, 2013, 01:35 PM   #3
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I can normally handle European names but I get totally tongue tied trying to pronounce Thai names. And I'm Asian
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Old Jan 26th, 2013, 01:37 PM   #4
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OMG YES to the above


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Old Jan 26th, 2013, 02:10 PM   #7
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Re: Which player's name is toughest for you to pronounce?

No problem with the French because we pronounce the "rr" the same way, but I guess it should be hard for english speakers specially...
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Old Jan 26th, 2013, 03:29 PM   #9
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Old Jan 26th, 2013, 03:42 PM   #10
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Depends on your foreign language skills. I always get goosebumps when I hear Australians or Americans pronounce Petrova something like Petroooowa
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Re: Which player's name is toughest for you to pronounce?

Su-Wei Hsieh. No idea how to pronounce this.
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Re: Which player's name is toughest for you to pronounce?

Alla Kudryavtseva has always stumped me. It's that random v that gets me!

By the way, the opening post has really confused me. How are you supposed to pronounce Julie Coin, because it seems very simple to me!
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Old Jan 26th, 2013, 04:01 PM   #14
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Re: Which player's name is toughest for you to pronounce?

Have trouble with: Su-Wei Hsieh, Noppawan Lertcheewakarn
Also I feel like some of the French names are harder for me to pronounce, I just feel like they sound odd coming out of my mouth.
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