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Subject: Re: What is the correct pronunciation of Leif?

Re: What is the correct pronunciation of Leif?

From: vincent <vinnroc_at_optonline.net>
Date: 2004-12-13

I have always heard it as option 2
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rocker" <rocker@shaw.ca>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Sunday, December 12, 2004 7:28 PM
Subject: Re: What is the correct pronunciation of Leif?

> Option 1 wins the prize here in Canada dude!
> funny!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "scout" <rockbox@scout-family.org>
> To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Sunday, December 12, 2004 5:21 PM
> Subject: OT: What is the correct pronunciation of Leif?
>
>
> Sorry about the OT message, but I am having an argument with a friend and
> since this is a *.se mailing list, I figured it is the most authoritative
> source available to me.
>
> I know it is a stupid American question, but please remember in this New
> World we really only have 4 languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese, and
> French.
>
> What is the correct pronunciation of the name Leif (e.g. Leif Ericson)?
>
> Is it:
> Option #1:
> "E" sound. So it sounds like the word "leaf."
>
> Or Option #2:
> "A" sound as in "weight." So it would be something like . Lay-f.
>
>
> You don't even want to hear how I mispronounce Knut.
>
> Thanks
> -js
>
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