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The Daltaí Boards » Archive: 1999-2004 » 2002 (July-December) » Surname Pronunciation « Previous Next »

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shamarber (12.81.127.234)
Posted on Wednesday, July 24, 2002 - 11:06 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

Would someone be able to approximate the sound of my family name as it was originally prounounced ?

Mac Aodhagáin (Keegan)
Thanks for your help.

Sharon

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James (wcs3.norfolk.nipr.mil - 198.26.132.99)
Posted on Thursday, July 25, 2002 - 10:49 am:   Edit Post Print Post

I'll venture this attempt


Mack ee gin (where the "G" is hard.)

I don't do phonetic spellings very well and my ability to pronounce the written Irish is pretty poor. You'll probably get some better help from others.

Le meas,

James

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Ó Dúill (p94.as1.qkr.cork1.eircom.net - 159.134.180.94)
Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2002 - 04:18 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

[Mack ahy gahn] perhaps

Colm
IERNE

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Pádraig (dialup008-b.ts551.cwt.esat.net - 193.203.141.8)
Posted on Tuesday, August 27, 2002 - 08:13 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

MOCK AY (to rhyme with "hay") -gone

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