webheads who speak Italian
If the spelling is 'Gratiano' we would pronounce it
 Gra-tia-no (pronounced 't')
If, in Italian, the spelling is GRAZIANO, then we would pronounce it this way: GRATSIANO.
Shakespeare might have altered the original names...well, look at this: Rome is Roma, Florence is Firenze, Naples is Napoli.....right??? and Venice is Venezia!!
Susan in Florence
Dear webheads who speak Italian,
I need help with pronunciation. In Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice, there's a character named 'Gratiano', Bassanio's friend and servant. What's the correct pronunciation of 'Gratiano'?
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