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(26 Posts)
Sweetnlow Sun 15-Oct-17 09:11:12


All the same or differebt depending on spelling?

Mollie85 Sun 15-Oct-17 09:19:41

1- mad-e-Layn
2- mad-e-Lin
3- mad-e-line

BlackPepperCrab Sun 15-Oct-17 09:34:22


SuperBeagle Sun 15-Oct-17 09:36:34

Madeleine is mad-eh-len.

Madeline is mad-eh-line (to rhyme with wine).

Madelyn is mad-eh-lyn.

The difference between Madeleine and Madelyn is negligible, though.

NannyR Sun 15-Oct-17 09:39:43

Madeleine and Madelyn - almost the same pronunciation, len/lyn, Madeline - with line at the end.

ineedamoreadultieradult Sun 15-Oct-17 09:44:04

Madeleine - Mad-e-line
Madelyn - Mad-a-lyn
Madeline - Mad-e-line

KarateKitten Sun 15-Oct-17 09:47:08

Clearly from the above they will all be pronounced interchangeably.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sun 15-Oct-17 09:51:55

All the same.

rachrach2 Sun 15-Oct-17 09:57:46

I’d automatically pronounce them all the same way unless I was told otherwise.

Sophronia Sun 15-Oct-17 10:32:46

All the same way.

NiceCuppaTeaAndASitDown Sun 15-Oct-17 10:38:56

Madeleine - mad-a-lean
Madelyn - mad-a-lin
Madeline - mad-a-line

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sun 15-Oct-17 12:53:43

Mada lean ? Surely that's just wrong confused

Smoliver Sun 15-Oct-17 13:15:49

Madeleine - Mad-a-line
Madelyn - Mad-a-lin
Madeline - Mad-eh-lin

HoratioNightboy Sun 15-Oct-17 14:03:32

Madeleine - Mad-uh-lane
Madelyn - Mad-uh-lin
Madeline - Mad-uh-leen

AmysTiara Sun 15-Oct-17 14:05:47

All the same way.

I've never heard Madeleine pronounced Mada lean. Surely that's not correct.

Ttbb Sun 15-Oct-17 14:07:27

1. Who knows?
2. Mad/e/Lin

ladybirdsaredotty Sun 15-Oct-17 14:19:30

Madeleine: No one has ever pronounced this differently to 'Mad-uh-lin' in my hearing (and I hear it a lot wink). The other 2 I'd probably pronounce the same, although Madeline could also have the 'line' pronunciation, like the books. But I'd just go with how the parents/child pronounce it smile

NiceCuppaTeaAndASitDown Sun 15-Oct-17 14:30:21

The only Madaleine I've known was Canadian, but she definitely pronounces it Mad-a-lean

DramaAlpaca Sun 15-Oct-17 14:31:45

All the same way.

Montacute Sun 15-Oct-17 15:19:15

I pronounce them all the same way.

Montacute Sun 15-Oct-17 15:19:52

Which is mad-uh-lun

euanthesheepiloveyou Sun 15-Oct-17 20:10:59

All the same. Mad-uh-lyn.

UsernameInvalid66 Tue 17-Oct-17 18:26:43

I'd pronounce all three of them mad-a-lin unless I knew that particular person pronounced it a different way, but I like the look of the Madeleine spelling best.

NotAgainYoda Tue 17-Oct-17 18:28:47

The same:

Mad -eh-lin

Rufffles Tue 17-Oct-17 18:33:38

I am a Madeleine, and I think I'd probably spell the way I pronounce it 'Maddalin' (with a very short 'a' sound between the second d and the l.

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