[LMB] OT: Pronunciation

Jose M. Badia josembadia at gmail.com
Sat Dec 30 14:07:36 GMT 2017


2017-12-30 14:48 GMT+01:00 Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net>:

> >>
> >> 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.
>

Then, in Spain we call it "Blancanieves"


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