Re: McKinley: damarian pronunciation

From: Chung Mai <>
Date: Mon Feb 22 1999 - 18:00:46 PST

in response to your question about pronunciations...i myself would
pronounce the words you wrote about as follows :

Damar-- day-mar
Damarian-- duhmarian
Luthe-- looth
Maur-- mar
Sol-- sahl

hope this helps...personally i think most people use whatever
pronunciations that sound right to them...


Cameron Lynn wrote:
> sorry - i promise not to keep sending so many messages but recently reading
> a new story of robin's and not being able to talk about it yet is very
> frustrating!
> over winter break i got to listen to an audio recording of _hero and the
> crown_, but i don't think the recording company consulted with robin on the
> proper pronunciation beforehand and it seemed to me that the narrator
> pronounced just about every single name wrong -
> the narrator said "day-mar" for Damar, not just "duhmar"
> she said "looth-a" for Luthe, not "looth"
> she said "mour"(as in "sour") for Maur, not "mar"
> which way do you all pronounce these names...?
> also, i think in the audio recording of her newbery award speech robin
> pronounces Sol as "sahl," not "sole" - is that how you all think of it?
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Received on Mon Feb 22 16:02:13 1999

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