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Re: [PrimeNumbers] Pronunciation of "Germain"?

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  • Phil Carmody
    ... One would presume it s the same way as in Paris Saint Germain. In Kirshenbaum ASCII IPA, it s probably /Z@,m&~/ or /ZR,m&~/ Phil () ASCII ribbon campaign
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      --- Jack Brennen <jb@...> wrote:
      > We're naming our new dog "Sophie Germain" and we were wondering about
      > the correct pronunciation of the name. I think we've got a handle on
      > Sophie, but the last name?? We've been saying it "zher-MANE" which
      > sounds reasonable to American ears, but maybe somebody who is fluent
      > in French could give me the actual way to pronounce it...

      One would presume it's the same way as in Paris Saint Germain.

      In Kirshenbaum ASCII IPA, it's probably /Z@,m&~/ or /ZR,m&~/

      Phil

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