Re: YAEPT: How you pronunce foreign place names
|From:||Eugene Oh <un.doing@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, January 27, 2007, 2:40|
Oh and it's [ʨʏn].
2007/1/27, Eugene Oh <un.doing@...>:
> The tones are 4 and 1 respectively, i.e. high falling and high. It's a
> rather common and standard name, which means "handsome and glorious".
> 2007/1/26, Steven Williams <feurieaux@...>:
> > --- Kinetic <kinetic_wab@...> schrieb:
> > > As an aside, I'm reminded of a guy I saw on TV
> > > recently (on
> > > the snooker) whose name was "Junhui"; they were
> > > pronouncing it
> > > /dZVN'wi:/ as far as I recall. What's it supposed
> > > to be, OOI?
> > [d_z\Yn.XwEi]. I don't know about tones, though;
> > Chinese given names can be pretty much anything...
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