[LMB] OT: Pronunciation

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Sat Dec 30 13:48:28 GMT 2017


>> 
>> Foreign language names can vary in their pronunciations over time.   For
>> instance, the city of Pueblo, CO for a long time was pronounced by locals
>> in an American way, but now is back to the Spanish way.    I know of a town
>> called Nevada, pronounced with a long a.   Neither it nor the state is
>> pronounced the way the Spanish word is pronounced (it’s funny that a state
>> known for being desert has the same name as a popular Disney princess).
>> 
> 
> If you are referring to Frozen, it is better translated to spanish as
> "congelada" o "helada". Nevada should be translated as "snow-covered" or
> "snowy".

The Disney princess I was thinking of is Snow White.


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