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Argentina Jotunir
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07 Apr 2021, 19:29

@Mr_Bramboy , please help us! You are our only hope.
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07 Apr 2021, 19:35

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07 Apr 2021, 19:41

Mr_Bramboy wrote:https://eso-community.net/viewtopic.php?f=982&t=22487&start=25#p525079

A little bit more patience.

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07 Apr 2021, 20:06

I always wondered if I pronounce it correctly and would like to try!

You know that Spanish sound "j", as in "jefe" or "juan", that Americans can't pronounce? I think we will need this one.

Now let's break the word in two: "waard" and "gelder". The first one should not be too hard. It is pronounced similar to the english word "lard", just with an english "v" in at the beginning. The second part of the word, "gelder", should start with the more difficult sound mentioned above - that's the Dutch "g", I think - and sound like "welder" otherwise.

So all in all, borrowing the Spanish pronunciation of "j", I would try to write it "vardjelder".

Does it get close at all?
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07 Apr 2021, 20:09

Waard is not pronounced like lard though. I dont think that sound actually exists in english
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07 Apr 2021, 20:20

RefluxSemantic wrote:Waard is not pronounced like lard though. I dont think that sound actually exists in english
I looked it up and found rather subtle differences. You are right, it is not exactly identical. But I think it is as close as you can get. If that's the only part to reject at my attempt, I'm happy.
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07 Apr 2021, 20:22

g in dutch is like how scottish people say Loch
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07 Apr 2021, 20:30

duckzilla wrote:
RefluxSemantic wrote:Waard is not pronounced like lard though. I dont think that sound actually exists in english
I looked it up and found rather subtle differences. You are right, it is not exactly identical. But I think it is as close as you can get. If that's the only part to reject at my attempt, I'm happy.

What pronunciation of waardgelder are you using?
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07 Apr 2021, 21:13

"waard" is pronounced with a long A. I am not a linguist, but AFAIK this sound doesn't exist in English. The "g" is pronounced like you would say it in 's Gravenhage.

Anyway, Google Translate is your friend: https://translate.google.com/?sl=auto&t ... =translate

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