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The Daltaí Boards » Archive: 1999-2004 » 2004 (April-June) » Pronunciation of the name Caoimhín « Previous Next »

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Cormac Ó Donnaile (212.209.194.26 - 212.209.194.26)
Posted on Friday, June 18, 2004 - 03:25 am:   Edit Post Print Post

What is the correct pronunciation of the name Caoimhín?

Is there any difference in its pronunciation between the Ulster, Munster and Connacht dialects?

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PAD (12.75.205.221 - 12.75.205.221)
Posted on Friday, June 18, 2004 - 07:46 am:   Edit Post Print Post

Kwee -veen. Don't know about different dialects.

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somhairle_óg (194.46.32.155 - 194.46.32.155)
Posted on Saturday, June 19, 2004 - 05:34 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

Also, "Kee-veen", without the w sound.

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Cormac Ó Donnaile (212.209.194.26 - 212.209.194.26)
Posted on Monday, June 21, 2004 - 10:17 am:   Edit Post Print Post

thx...that's what I thought too :)

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