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Leonore / Leonora

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katemess12 Sun 02-Oct-16 10:23:48

How are these names pronounced?

I assumed they were Lee-oh-nore and Lee-oh-nora, with the Leon- sound being more like in the name Leonardo.

My friend, on the other hand, said she would pronounce them Len-ore and Len-ora, with the Leon- sound being more like in the name Leonard.


Thingvellir Sun 02-Oct-16 10:32:32

For me it's lee-oh-nore/a. Both lovely names imo

EllenDegenerate Sun 02-Oct-16 10:39:53

Lenora is a separate name, as is Lenor/e.

Lee-oh-nora and Lee-oh-nore are the correct pronunciations I believe,

CharminglyGawky Sun 02-Oct-16 10:46:14

I would have said them like you friend.

livinglooney8 Sun 02-Oct-16 10:48:12

Lee oh nore here too.
Beautiful names.

Sugarpiehoneyeye Sun 02-Oct-16 12:26:51

I pronounce them, like you Kate.

Northanter Sun 02-Oct-16 12:30:18

My first instinct would be to pronounce them identically grin.
Lia-nora for both.

DD's best friend is called Leonore, pronounced Lia-nora, nickname Lia. Gorgeous name!

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