[LMB] Pronunciation of Lady Alys' name

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Mon Aug 26 05:42:44 BST 2019


I always thought her name was pronounced "ah-liss," but the emphasis may be
different than our "Alice," with the second syllable being emphasized
instead of the first.

On Sun, Aug 25, 2019 at 9:03 PM Sharon Micenko <wembleyware at gmail.com>
wrote:

> >
> > The Greek women’s names, such as Daphne, Phryne, Zoë, Chloë—does anyone
> name a daughter Mnemosyne?—and other which neither spring to or from my
> mind right now, can be problematic outside Greek-speaking lands and
> communities.
>
> Not to mention Hermione, and wasn’t that fun when the HP books are out.
>
> Sharon
> I should be reading
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