First names (was: SIGNIFICANT OTHER)
juengling_fritz at SALKEIZ.K12.OR.US
Fri Apr 12 22:33:32 UTC 2002
But you have had training in German. In the US, we pronounce the first syllable as the word 'you', hence something like [juNliN], with [i] in the latter syllable, rhyming with 'seen', but shorter. Naturally, when I lived in Germany, I pronounced umlaut and the <L> differently. BTW, it's not umlaut that gives away most Americans who speak good German, it's the pronunciation of <L>.
>>> mam at THEWORLD.COM 04/12/02 02:25PM >>>
On Fri, 12 Apr 2002, FRITZ JUENGLING wrote:
#Fritz, with the unpronounceable last name--Juengling
Unpronounceable for "them", I suppose. For many of us here the
only question is, Which of the expected possibilities (or what other) do
*you* prefer? I would put German ['jyNlIN] and Anglicized ['jINlIN] at
the top of the n-best list.
-- Mark A. Mandel
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