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How do you pronounce Porrick?

(6 Posts)
MugglesandLuna Mon 11-Jul-11 17:30:16

Is it how its written down?

LunaLovegoodIsOnTheGrass Mon 11-Jul-11 17:33:15

Do you mean Padraig?

I think that is pronounced like that.

wigglesrock Mon 11-Jul-11 18:07:28

Its Padraig, or Padhraig (can be pronounced as you suggested or like Paw-drig or Paw-rig)

sparkle12mar08 Mon 11-Jul-11 18:37:33

I worked with a Paudric once, anglicised I presume, pronounced Paw-dric.

mathanxiety Mon 11-Jul-11 20:02:14

Pádraig or Pádraic, Irish for Patrick.
Both spellings can be pronounced 'Pawrick'.

The C spelling is more usual in the west and north of Ireland, as is the Pawrick pronunciation, while the G spelling is found more in the south and southwest, and usually pronounced Pawdrig.

PaperBank Mon 11-Jul-11 20:20:23

Don't know... does it rhyme with Yorick?

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