[LMB] Pronunciation of Lady Alys' name

Frank Kempe fakempe at hotmail.com
Tue Aug 20 16:05:20 BST 2019


Raye asks a name pronunciation question. I have found that the only person who really knows is the name holder. Usually a person with a name with 2 (or more) legitimate pronunciations will respond to any of them the first time you talk to them and only correct you if it really matters.
   Frank

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From: Raye Johnsen<mailto:raye_j at yahoo.com>
Sent: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 9:04 AM
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Subject: [LMB] Pronunciation of Lady Alys' name

... Does anyone have a definitive answer?
I've been pronouncing it "Al-leez" but in a recent RL discussion, the fellow Bujold fan I was talking with referred to her as "Al-lis".
Does anyone know which is right?
Raye
raye_j at yahoo.com



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