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Old 02-16-2005, 02:07 AM   #41
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Ha, great thread. I've read so much about fish, but because I haven't really talked about them too much, so I have no idea how to pronounce half of the ones I'm interested in.

Malawi? (Malaw-E or Malaw-I ? I've heard both before...)

Tanganyika?

Acei?

Is Badis Badis pronounced "Badi Badi" ?

BOTia or BOtia ?
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Old 02-20-2005, 01:53 AM   #42
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Acei = ay sigh
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Malawi? (Malaw-E or Malaw-I ? I've heard both before...)
'Mah-lau-ee'

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Tanganyika?
'Tang-ann-yeeka'

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Is Badis Badis pronounced "Badi Badi" ?
Nope....'Bad-iss'.

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BOTia or BOtia ?
'Bo-tee-ah'
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aponogeton?
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Old 03-04-2005, 04:06 PM   #45
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Acei is pronounced ay sigh? The guy at the lfs pronounced it A-see-eye. Or is that the same thing?
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Old 03-04-2005, 04:22 PM   #46
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ah-poh-no-JEE-tun

and I say A-see-eye, with three syllables and not two.
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Thanks TG. I am calling the lfs to order a couple for our 150 and I didn't want to sound like an idiot or have to spell it out to the guy.
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Don't worry, FF, half the time the LFS folks don't know how to pronounce it either, so they'll be very impressed with you.
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i once asked a guy at a lps if they ever got in killi-fish and he showed me the khuli loaches, i laughed and said ok thanks.
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hahaha...this is such a good thread....id like to add something eventhough is not related to pronunciation but it kinda belongs here....

bacterIUM= 1 ( yeah...just one single organism)
bacterIA = more than one

the rest of the thread i just dont know since english is not my first language...maybe thats why the guy at the lfs is always staring at me (looking kinda confused) and then after a few seconds i get the usual: "sorry dear...what is it that u want again?" haha...
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