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How to pronounce those French DD names if you are a North American not from Quebec

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The nice thing about being an American is that I don’t have to pronounce them correctly, but only more loudly.

I do appreciate your help though. +1 sir.

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The tier 8 is called Le Fantasque, not Le Fantastique.

The tier 6 premium is called Aigle, not Agile.

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31 minutes ago, Ravtec235 said:

The tier 8 is called Le Fantasque, not Le Fantastique.

The tier 6 premium is called Aigle, not Agile.

Thanks. Mispronouncing them, I also misspelled them. I corrected my post.

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3 minutes ago, Snargfargle said:

Thanks. Mispronouncing them, I also misspelled them. 

Can you find the pronunciation vid for Aigle?  I try to teach the Ops group, but I don't think they believe me.

 

Btw, I pronounce Jaguar as rr-OW-rr.  But I Anglicize it.  Not being a native French speaker I'd surely strangle myself trying to combine the nasal inflection with the guttural trill.

 

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8 minutes ago, iDuckman said:

Can you find the pronunciation vid for Aigle?  I try to teach the Ops group, but I don't think they believe me.

 

Btw, I pronounce Jaguar as rr-OW-rr.  But I Anglicize it.  Not being a native French speaker I'd surely strangle myself trying to combine the nasal inflection with the guttural trill.

 

The aigle vid is edited into the original post. It sounds like "egg" with an "luh" stuck on to the end. I'll just call it the "Eagle." Although now that I look at the word "eagle," it makes more sense to pronounce it as the French do.

I don't even try to get my mouth around non-English-like sounds in other languages. It goes both ways though. In college, my Japanese friend could not pronounce an "R" to save her life and my German friends couldn't say "squirrel."

 

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1 hour ago, Halli_SPARTA said:

We pronounce all that stuff way different here in Tennessee!!!

Ya'all pronounce everthing difrent in Tennessee; it's a law!

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I will give a cookie to any american who can pronounce my name. 

Srđana

 

 

go !


Ps: Is always funny for us to hear ameerican to say EU names BUT BUT..we are just as guilty try to say some american words, so, lol, it go both ways lol.

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3 hours ago, Snargfargle said:

En Gabolde

Fusilier

https://www.howtopronounce.com/french/fusilier/

Anglophones are incapable of pronouncing the "u" in French Fusilier anyway.

Bourrasque

 

Drôle tout ça! I speak, read and write in both languages on a daily basis. In Canada there are two official languages.

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2 hours ago, iDuckman said:

Can you find the pronunciation vid for Aigle?  I try to teach the Ops group, but I don't think they believe me.

 

Btw, I pronounce Jaguar as rr-OW-rr.  But I Anglicize it.  Not being a native French speaker I'd surely strangle myself trying to combine the nasal inflection with the guttural trill.

 

Egg-luh

using phonetic to help you.
 

 

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May I Also say to all you Francheska Canadiene ----- You language is NOT the same as France. 

I have live in Kanada and holiday in Nice

Kanada french language much more.....  strong form with some different words, but this is expected

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5 minutes ago, LadyAnesjka said:

I will give a cookie to any american who can pronounce my name. 

Srđana 

I want to elide the n, like a ñ.  So srd-anya ?

 

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18 minutes ago, GrandAdmiral_2016 said:

In Canada there are two official languages.

You mean not-quite-English and not-quite-Français?

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2 minutes ago, iDuckman said:

I want to elide the n, like a ñ.  So srd-anya ?

 

Ne, not close, but i give you Keksi for effort.

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1 minute ago, iDuckman said:

You mean not-quite-English and not-quite-Français?

 

I run out of thumbs up but this is PERFECT way to describe Quebec !!!!!  So +1 +1 you get 2 because I have no more Like to give ;(

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2 minutes ago, LadyAnesjka said:

Ne, not close, but i give zou Keksi for effort.

Oh surely not ser-dan-oy .  Out with it.

 

Yummy Keksi! 

 

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Just now, iDuckman said:

Oh surely not ser-dan-oy .  Out with it.

 

Yummy Keksi! 

 

LOL !!!

Đ = J 
Đ = Dj

R is rough with little bit of throat roll in english

So in english it would be like this

Srrd-Jan-ah

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9 minutes ago, LadyAnesjka said:

May I Also say to all you Francheska Canadiene ----- You language is NOT the same as France. 

I have live in Kanada and holiday in Nice

Kanada french language much more.....  strong form with some different words, but this is expected

Quebec French does vary from Metropolitan French but only when spoken non formally. It's more dialect... Kind of how if you put an American, A Brit(especially a Welsh bugger), An Irish Lad plus an Aussie and Kiwi all in a room. There all speaking English but it will sound very different. Especially if the American is from Texas or another Southern state...

Mexican VS Spanish is another good example as well.

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13 minutes ago, LadyAnesjka said:

I will give a cookie to any american who can pronounce my name. 

Srđana

 

 

go !


Ps: Is always funny for us to hear ameerican to say EU names BUT BUT..we are just as guilty try to say some american words, so, lol, it go both ways lol.

"Sir-da-na"?

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Just now, Stand_Alone97 said:

Quebec French does vary from Metropolitan French but only when spoken non formally. It's more dialect... Kind of how if you put an American, A Brit(especially a Welsh bugger), An Irish Lad plus an Aussie and Kiwi all in a room. There all speaking English but it will sound very different. Especially if the American is from Texas and the Brit is from Scotland.

Mexican VS Spanish is another good example as well.

Da, this very true... as to say is different words but each would understand. 

Is similar to us with Srbija, Bosna, Slovenija, Hrvatska ---- and because slavic language all have share family. I could live in Moscow or Kiev, Ukranija  and even small point of Polska 
and be just fine. 

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