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How do you pronounce Aisling?

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JohnSnowsTie Mon 22-Apr-13 16:17:20

Ash-ling or Ash-leen?


showtunesgirl Mon 22-Apr-13 16:18:12

It's Ashling. It means: vision.

NotAQueef Mon 22-Apr-13 16:18:24


Doodledumdums Mon 22-Apr-13 16:18:26

I'd say Ash-ling :-)


chimchar Mon 22-Apr-13 16:19:35

I can only hear the way that they used to refer to the girl who was on big brother all those years ago....." Ashaleeeeeeeeeeeeeen"!

Sorry. blush

ThreeBeeOneGee Mon 22-Apr-13 16:19:59

There was a girl in my class at school called Aisling. She pronounced it 'Ashling'.

NotAQueef Mon 22-Apr-13 16:20:15

but not such a pronounced een
more of a hybrid between the two wouldn't know how to write it down.
That's how my family say my cousin's name - they are from Waterford in SE Ireland. I guess there are regional variances

NotAQueef Mon 22-Apr-13 16:20:42

chimchar grin me toooo!

NotAQueef Mon 22-Apr-13 16:21:02

You better know yourself little girl tskssssk

mrspaddy Mon 22-Apr-13 16:21:12

I pronounce it Ash - Ling. It is a popular Irish name. Know a lot of Aisling's.

Ash-ling.... The second syllable is very soft though

Thats the correct Irish pronounciation

lovemybabyboy Mon 22-Apr-13 17:14:48


wiltingfast Mon 22-Apr-13 17:59:04

AshLING no question! Never heard it the other way and I'm in ireland!

Ash leen my ass!

CiderwithBuda Mon 22-Apr-13 18:01:20


chimchar Mon 22-Apr-13 18:04:42

Notaqueef.....don't! Cringeworthy !!!! grin

scaevola Mon 22-Apr-13 18:06:09


scarlettsmummy2 Mon 22-Apr-13 18:06:44

Ash ling

ItsYoniYappy Mon 22-Apr-13 18:07:02


Think Japanese! confused

mymagaret Mon 22-Apr-13 19:33:59

Ale - in

wigglesrock Mon 22-Apr-13 19:56:25

Am in NI - I would say Ash lean. Just double checked and so would husband. I went to school with a few.

thistlelicker Mon 22-Apr-13 19:56:49

Ash-ling I think

MortifiedAdams Mon 22-Apr-13 20:00:15

blush Ash Lane.

Which I now realise is wrong.

Blanketsandpillows Mon 22-Apr-13 20:00:35

Ash-ling no question. The one on BB was actually Aisleyne or something like that!

DramaInPyjamas Mon 22-Apr-13 20:01:49

I had always thought it was pronounced the same as Eileen

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