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pronunciation

Postby Rebekah » 08 Jan 2005, 20:38

hello, I'm looking for a definitive answer on how to pronounce my last name...

Spicuglia

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Re: pronunciation

Postby ptimber » 09 Jan 2005, 02:08

SPEE-COO-LEEYAA (phonetic). Peter

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Re: pronunciation

Postby ptimber » 09 Jan 2005, 07:36

Here is another verion more better suited...SPEE-COOL-IIYAA. Peter

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Re: pronunciation

Postby AmyT » 09 Jan 2005, 08:41

Is the 'gli' the 'ill' sound in million? (don't wanna thread jack, but I noticed the gli in the name and it caught my attention)
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Re: pronunciation

Postby ptimber » 09 Jan 2005, 08:44

could be too but....Peter

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Re: pronunciation

Postby DeliBoy » 09 Jan 2005, 21:44

Amy,

Don’t you mean "lli"? Sorry if that's pedantic.

Peter,

How does the notation system you have used indicate upon which syllable the stress falls? Might I suggest speec-OO-lya to show that it is the U that is stressed?

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Re: pronunciation

Postby ptimber » 09 Jan 2005, 21:51

I made it phonetic and as close to Italian as an american could manage easily. The lYa sound is difficult when your not used to it. Peter

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Re: pronunciation

Postby AmyT » 09 Jan 2005, 21:53

Yup I did mean the 'lli', I'm still new to the language. :wink:
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Re: pronunciation

Postby ptimber » 10 Jan 2005, 19:02

Amy who started this nonsense with philosophy sayings at the bottomof the missives in this forum..it really is not genealogy and distracting don't you think. I the purpose to ponder profunditiy?? peter

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Re: pronunciation

Postby Rebekah » 30 Jan 2005, 19:20

Thanks so much!!!

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Re: pronunciation

Postby ptimber » 30 Jan 2005, 19:30

last minute add on......spee cool lia. Peter


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