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(11 Posts)
tebbles Thu 06-Jan-11 18:35:06

Just wondering how you would pronounce Tanami?

PorkChopSter Thu 06-Jan-11 18:37:16

I would hope not to have to.

scurryfunge Thu 06-Jan-11 18:38:46

Tan -ar mee

tebbles Thu 06-Jan-11 18:40:08

I'm asking for a friend, it is the name of a desert in Australia and she asked me what I thought of it. I think it will have pronounciation issues so wanted to get first impressions.

ramonaquimby Thu 06-Jan-11 18:40:33

ta na me

sounds japanese

likes tsu na mi

ramonaquimby Thu 06-Jan-11 18:41:09

as a name?

bit weird

AlpinePony Thu 06-Jan-11 18:51:57

I'm picturing a middle-eastern chicken dish.

ShoppingDays Thu 06-Jan-11 18:54:20

Is she thinking of it as a name? Too similar to Tsunami.

TabithaTwitchet Thu 06-Jan-11 18:55:48

Tuh NAH me

Bit similar to Toon Army - is she a Newcastle United supporter? grin

tebbles Thu 06-Jan-11 19:05:57

Thanks for replies.

It is actually Tan-uh-my (rhymes with sky) and no emphasis on any syllable so a bit like the rhythm of Jessica and Isabelle IYSWIM.

I thought most people would think it rhymes with Tsunami.

cheezyquaver Thu 06-Jan-11 19:19:45

isn't one of Jordans called Tiiammmii or summat? Too similar.

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