Off topic: Pronounciation of Proper nouns
Thread poster: Ritu Bhanot

Ritu Bhanot  Identity Verified
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Jun 9, 2006

Hi,

I need help with pronounciations of following:

Mayotte, Antananarivo, Antsiranana (Diego Suarez), Nosy Be, Toamasina (Tamatave), Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa, Toliara, (Tulear), Mahajanga (Majunga) Taolagnaro (Fort Dauphin) Morondava

Thanks in advance,
Regards,
Ritu


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Henry Hinds  Identity Verified
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Get out the phone book Jun 9, 2006

I guess you'll have to call someone in Madagascar, that's about the only way I figure you can get help with that!

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Attila Piróth  Identity Verified
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6/11 Jun 9, 2006

Ritu Bhanot wrote:

Hi,

I need help with pronounciations of following:

Mayotte, Antananarivo, Antsiranana (Diego Suarez), Nosy Be, Toamasina (Tamatave), Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa, Toliara, (Tulear), Mahajanga (Majunga) Taolagnaro (Fort Dauphin) Morondava

Thanks in advance,
Regards,
Ritu


Hi, Ritu,
www.answers.com (or wikipedia) can help a lot with such things. You can even listen to the pronunciation.
I found 6 of them there - for the rest, you can try google, writing the name and "pronunciation" in the search box.


Ma·yotte (mä-yôt')

An·ta·na·na·ri·vo (ăn'tə-năn'ə-rē'vō, än'tə-nä'nə-)

Antsiranana (änt'sērä'nānä) , formerly Diégo-Suarez (dē-ā'gō-swär'ĕs)

Nosy Be, also Nossi-bé -

Toamasina (tōəm'əsēnə) , formerly Tamatave (tämätäv')

Antsirabe -

Fianarantsoa (fyänäräntsū'ə, –tsō'ə)

Toliara (also known as Toliary and formerly Tuléar) -

Mahajanga (mä'häjäng'gä) , formerly Majunga (mäjūng'gä)

Taolagnaro -

Morondava -

You can get to the pronunciation key page by clicking on any pronunciation, eg, on the page http://www.answers.com/Mahajanga?ff=1

Cheers,
Attila

[Edited at 2006-06-09 05:34]


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