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Alicia or Alisha etc

(16 Posts)
QuinCookie Sun 08-Oct-17 21:06:54

If i was aiming for the pronounciation Ah - lee - sha , how should i spell it? Just considering this name, not 100% certain.

SuperBeagle Sun 08-Oct-17 21:08:55

Alicia where I live is pronounced Aleesha, but I think most in the UK pronounce it Aliss-ee-ah. I'm not in the UK.

I'd spell it Alicia and just insist on the pronunciation you want.

Chaffinch4 Sun 08-Oct-17 21:44:59

I think you'd end up doing a lot for correcting pronunciation if you spelt it Alicia and pronounced it alee-sha. Alicia would more commonly be aliss-eee-ah, I think.

Chaffinch4 Sun 08-Oct-17 21:45:51

A lot OF correcting, that should say.

Sophronia Sun 08-Oct-17 22:38:04


guiltynetter Sun 08-Oct-17 22:47:40

Alisha if you want it pronounced how you said. Alicia is a-liss-ee-a.

Marie541 Sun 08-Oct-17 23:47:56

Its my name, and mine is spelt Alisha. Good choice! smile

ChocolateCrunch Mon 09-Oct-17 08:05:27

Alisha if you want it pronounced that way.

Glumglowworm Mon 09-Oct-17 08:48:24

Alisha to ensure the pronunciation you want

PointlessUsername Mon 09-Oct-17 08:53:00

I read Alisha the pronouciation that you like.

Alicia- i read A-lee-c-a

xhannahx Mon 09-Oct-17 09:17:36

Alicia - ah lee cee a
Alesha - ah Lee Sha


Sugarpiehoneyeye Mon 09-Oct-17 09:37:14

Alisha, no confusion there.

StinkPickle Mon 09-Oct-17 09:54:26


To my ear, Alicia is pronounced "A-liss-ee-ah"

BillBrysonsBeard Mon 09-Oct-17 10:30:16

I pronounce Alicia as Al-ee-sha as does everyone I know but I would spell it Alisha to avoid correcting.

UsernameInvalid66 Mon 09-Oct-17 16:22:36

I'd spell it Alisha for that pronunciation.

zeebeedee Mon 09-Oct-17 21:34:21

I know an Alicia and an Aletia, which are both pronounced Aleesha.

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