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How is Lorelei pronounced?

(24 Posts)
ifigoup Tue 15-Mar-16 18:48:11

Does the last syllable rhyme with
a) bay
b) tree
c) sky

GraciesMansion Tue 15-Mar-16 18:48:55


TondelayaDellaVentamiglia Tue 15-Mar-16 18:50:56

loh lo like the ho of hot
lie to rhyme with sky

barnet Tue 15-Mar-16 18:51:36

Lovely name btw

HarrietSchulenberg Tue 15-Mar-16 18:54:21

Loh reh lie
The Pogues

HarrietSchulenberg Tue 15-Mar-16 18:55:27

Loh ruh lie (fat fingers)

Coldtoeswarmheart Tue 15-Mar-16 19:00:13


Janek Tue 15-Mar-16 19:01:39


LeaLeander Tue 15-Mar-16 19:01:45


MajesticSeaFlapFlap Tue 15-Mar-16 19:04:01


ijustwannadance Tue 15-Mar-16 19:04:40

Lorrel eye

SmashingTurnips Tue 15-Mar-16 19:10:39


It is pronounced where I live where it is a not common but not unheard of name (France):

Lore eh lie

YeOldeTrout Tue 15-Mar-16 19:37:17

My cousin, Laura-Lye (rhymes with Sky).

Sophronia Tue 15-Mar-16 19:49:07


Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Tue 15-Mar-16 20:32:40


MagicalHamSandwich Tue 15-Mar-16 20:34:26

Laura-Lye. It's German.

LastGirlOnTheLeft Tue 15-Mar-16 21:55:24

Sky. I know that from watching the Gilmore Girls.

NadiaWadia Wed 16-Mar-16 04:05:11

As far as I know, it's Laura-lye.

mathanxiety Wed 16-Mar-16 04:08:39

Rhymes with Sky.

AutumnRose1988 Wed 16-Mar-16 06:47:54

Sky-look on YouTube for Lorelai-Gilmore Girls.

Lovely name by the way. Really like it x

ABitAsleep Wed 16-Mar-16 11:07:34

loor -eh -lie (to rhyme with sky)

Tomkat79 Wed 16-Mar-16 14:44:14

We almost called our DD lorelei, but she's just a lolly!

Vixxfacee Wed 16-Mar-16 23:10:10

I prefer it lorra lee

TheFace Thu 17-Mar-16 11:04:18

Loor-ah-lie. Like Marilyn Monroes character, Lorelei Lee from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.

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