Pronunciations

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  1. Liadan

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    :p

    @ Sen: No one else I know. I figure it's the Japanese Gnome pronunciation. ;)
     
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    Ygritte?

    YE-grit?
     
  3. Crusader

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    more like Ig-ritte in my mind.
     
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    I was thinking the Y was silent the first time I saw it but that's just how I ended up saying it. :\
     
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    well theres a tiny chance its a hard Y, and silent is near enough to that.

    I was thinking since it was a northern/wildling name it would be in line with the norse pronunciations like Ygdrasil.
     
  6. Liadan

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    I do it "EE-greet". Weird, I know.

    How do people pronounce Asshai? Plish and I were discussing it and I think we had "Ahss-HAI".
     
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    ass high?


    lol



    well my Ig is a lot like Eeg so thats okay.


    for asshai, i do Ash-igh, but with more weight on the S.
     
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    I pronounce it that same as Cru. ASH-high
     
  9. Liadan

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    Unfortunately true. A British "ass" instead of an American one though. :p
     
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    Asshai i pronounce as Aawshaigh.
     
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    but how do you all pronounce TYWIN and TYRION? i'm not sure how to read it.
     
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    Well i personally do it: TIE-WIN and TI-REE-ON
     
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    euh...me too....except for I do TIE -ree-on
     
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    I pronounce them Tie-win and Tie-rone
     
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    TIE-win and TEE-ree-on/en. Depending on my mood.
     
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    lol I think we've all posted our Tywins and Tyrions several times at least :);)

    How 'bout Aegon: AYE-gon or EYE-gon? or AYE-gun? lol, 'AYE-gun the DRAY-gun' :littlethi
     
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    AI-gone, AI as in the letter "a" and gone with an American pronunciation.
     
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    eh? when I see the letters 'AI', i see 'eye' or like the letter 'I'.

    btw is the American 'gone' different than the Canadian? :p
     
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    Dunno. :p I'm not making any assumptions after I heard one of my friend's (the GW one) friends pronounce about as "aboot".

    And the way I would have chosen to put it is "ae", but that's already part of Aegon's name. :p
     
  20. Plish

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    I say A-gawn...with the A how Liadan explained it lol...and I think this is how she meant it..The whole word I mean...
     
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