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Ashamed to ask but ....

soth east
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Ashamed to ask but ....

Please can you tell me how I pronounce Taormina ?we are all set to spend the 1st 2 weeks of September there .When asked where it is I'm going I find myself mumbling then saying "Sicily , near Mount Etna !!!! Help please

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1. Re: Ashamed to ask but ....

This is about right - click on the musical note to hear it:

pronounceitright.com/pronounce/10693/taormina

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2. Re: Ashamed to ask but ....

Exactly as it is written. TAA - OR - MEENA. Imagine there is some family issue concerning your father and your sister Meena (or Tina), and you ask your Mother "Who is going? Pa or Meena?"!

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3. Re: Ashamed to ask but ....

Very cute qaminari!

Click on the speaker on the right!

http://goo.gl/emKQl7

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4. Re: Ashamed to ask but ....

Thank you very much ! Trouble is I will probably have a grin on my face now thinking of my sister Meena !!! .I was pronouncing it Tay o Meena so no wonder people were bewildered ! Thanks again

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5. Re: Ashamed to ask but ....

Meena works though hilde503 - All the best!

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