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Hilfiger (pronunciation)

English translation: hill-figure

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English term or phrase:Hilfiger (pronunciation)
English translation:hill-figure
Entered by: Valeria Verona
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12:29 Mar 7, 2004
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Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
English term or phrase: Hilfiger (pronunciation)
How is the fashion designer's name pronounced?
Thanks!
Valeria
Valeria Verona
Argentina
Local time: 16:12
hill-figure
Explanation:
It's pronounced as it sounds, with a hard 'g' and the emphasis on the first syllable.

HTH
Mary
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Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:12
Grading comment
I thought so! Thank you very much
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +11hill-figure
Mary Worby


  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +11
hilfiger (pronunciation)
hill-figure


Explanation:
It's pronounced as it sounds, with a hard 'g' and the emphasis on the first syllable.

HTH
Mary

Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:12
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Grading comment
I thought so! Thank you very much

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  jerrie
9 mins

agree  Steven Mertens
52 mins

agree  Sarah Ponting
1 hr

agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
1 hr

agree  karina koguta
1 hr

agree  Stefanie Sendelbach
1 hr

agree  xxxElena Sgarbo: Yes, the pronunciation is very similar to the beginning of the phrase "He'll figure it out". Saludos, Mary ;-))
2 hrs

agree  Iris70
3 hrs

agree  chopra_2002
3 hrs

agree  Refugio: This is fine, as long as you remember that it is the British pronunciation that is being referred to ("figger") rather than the American ("fig-your")
4 hrs

agree  Java Cafe
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