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How do I pronounce Hveragerdi correctly?

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Exeter GB
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How do I pronounce Hveragerdi correctly?

Is the H silent?

Is the vera section 'verra' or 'veera'?

etc

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Delft, The...
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1. Re: How do I pronounce Hveragerdi correctly?

Some time ago Iceland Review published mp3's with the pronounciation of names of places :

icelandreview.com/icelandreview/…

NYC
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2. Re: How do I pronounce Hveragerdi correctly?

To start with, I believe "hv" is pronounced as a "k" as in "kick." The "d" is actually a "∂" which is pronounced "th" as in "the".

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3. Re: How do I pronounce Hveragerdi correctly?

This is the how it sounds Kveragerthi

Vogar
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4. Re: How do I pronounce Hveragerdi correctly?

Reynir, not if you are a local, the southern Icelandic accent does not pronounce it with an initial "K"

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5. Re: How do I pronounce Hveragerdi correctly?

Let's think of the K as in English :)

I could write the spelling as Kvera-gerrthee.

Or something in that line.

Part of the secret of pronouncing it better is realizing that it's two words. Hvera, which is the genitive of 'hot springs', and gerði.

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