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Old 07-13-2017, 09:41 PM
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I always thought Ayotte was pronounced like a New Englander confirming something.

Ay-yut

That's just a guess, I never knew the proper pronunciation.

Alternatively, I-oat.
The name is Italian, right? Which means it should be pronouced Ah-YOTT-eh, with the last syllable being barely audible...
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Old 07-14-2017, 06:00 PM
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Ronn pronounces his last name "Dun-ETTE", so I'm inclined to follow that lead.

Oh, and Carolina is pronounced "kair-oh-LYNE-uh." :)
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Old 07-14-2017, 06:11 PM
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The name is Italian, right? Which means it should be pronouced Ah-YOTT-eh, with the last syllable being barely audible...
I don't know if it's an Italian name. I want to say that it's just 2 syllables. But I'm just guessing.

Ayotte Drums are in Canada. Which makes me think that maybe it's a French name.
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The name is Italian, right? Which means it should be pronouced Ah-YOTT-eh, with the last syllable being barely audible...
Ayotte Drums is a custom drum company based in Bedford, Quebec, Canada.
My guess and thought from long ago that it is a French name and not Italian.


http://www.pronouncekiwi.com/Ayotte
Scroll down to French Canadian
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Old 07-14-2017, 06:19 PM
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Ayotte Drums is a custom drum company based in Bedford, Quebec, Canada.
My guess and thought from long ago that it is a French name and not Italian.


http://www.pronouncekiwi.com/Ayotte
Scroll down to French Canadian
Then you won't need to stress or pronounce the last "e"
I - ott.
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Oh, and Carolina is pronounced "kair-oh-LYNE-uh." :)
I agree about 'oh-LYNE-uh', we say that in England too. I'd say the 'kair' is an American thing though, like a dialect rather than the universal way of pronouncing Carolina. Over here it's 'kaah', like saying cat without the t. There's a British and American voice example here
http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...north-carolina
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Old 07-14-2017, 08:59 PM
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I agree about 'oh-LYNE-uh', we say that in England too. I'd say the 'kair' is an American thing though, like a dialect rather than the universal way of pronouncing Carolina. Over here it's 'kaah', like saying cat without the t. There's a British and American voice example here
http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...north-carolina
We pronounce it the same way on the West Coast as they do on the East Coast.
Kair or Kare-o-line-ahhh
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I pronounce Carolina....the Car in Carolina rhymes with the first syllable in the man's name Gary. Alternatively, it rhymes with the first syllable in the way they pronounce "Tara" in "Gone With The Wind".

But if I hop in my car, car rhymes with "are". Strange friggin language, not consistent at all.
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I pronounce Carolina....the Car in Carolina rhymes with the first syllable in the man's name Gary. Alternatively, it rhymes with the first syllable in the way they pronounce "Tara" in "Gone With The Wind".

But if I hop in my car, car rhymes with "are". Strange friggin language, not consistent at all.
Over here, Tara first syllable is not pronounced like the first syllable of Gary, it's pronounced like car or are, lol.
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Over here, Tara first syllable is not pronounced like the first syllable of Gary, it's pronounced like car or are, lol.
We had a Golden Retriever dog named Tara. We called her Tar-ah, as in car, but everybody else called her Tear-ah, as in care.
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On the issues surrounding trans-Atlantic pronunciation, this seems relevant...
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Premier is pronounced the English way:
PREH-me-e(h)r
The first 'e' like the first syllable of 'remnant'
Not Pree-meer. (Or PREH-me-ay for the French)

And Ludwig just like it looks (thud, dud, bud).
Not Loooood. In that case you might as well go all in for LOOOOD-vig.

And slightly OT: mischievous is pronounced: MISS-chuh-vus.
NOT Miss-CHEE-vee-us.

Just had to throw that in there.
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Again, try saying "Long lug LUDWIGS" really fast 5 times.
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BTW, just to set the record straight. It's ABBA like in lava, not ABBA like in crab.
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BTW, just to set the record straight. It's ABBA like in lava, not ABBA like in crab.
You mispronounced Golden Gods.
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