Re: How do you pronounce Hrvoje?

2003-10-12 Thread Tony Lewis
Hrvoje and I have had an off-list dialogue about this subject. We've settled on HUR-voy-eh as the closest phonetic rendition of his name for English speakers. It helps to remember that the r is rolled. Tony

How do you pronounce Hrvoje?

2003-10-11 Thread Tony Lewis
I've been on this list for a couple of years now and I've always wondered how our illustrious leader pronounces his name. Can you give us linguistically challenged Americans a phonetic rendition of your name? Tony Lewis (toe knee loo iss)

Re: How do you pronounce Hrvoje?

2003-10-11 Thread Hrvoje Niksic
Tony Lewis [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Can you give us linguistically challenged Americans a phonetic rendition of your name? It's not easy to describe because of the phonems and concepts not present in the English language. You'll probably regret having asked. :-) HUR-voh-yeh would be the

Re: How do you pronounce Hrvoje?

2003-10-11 Thread DervishD
Hi Hrvoje :) * Hrvoje Niksic [EMAIL PROTECTED] dixit: Can you give us linguistically challenged Americans a phonetic rendition of your name? It's not easy to describe because of the phonems and concepts not present in the English language. You'll probably regret having asked. [...]