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How would you pronounce Calista

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stroppyshopper Thu 04-Sep-08 23:41:09

How would you pronounce Calista? And it is pretentious?

I like it pronounced Ka-LEE-stah and had chosen it should we have a girl. But now seems I am pronouncing it wrong... and it's supposed to be Ka-LIST-ah... and I don't like that AT ALL. hmm

Califrau Thu 04-Sep-08 23:42:24

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Brightfield Thu 04-Sep-08 23:42:55

Ca-liss-ta. I'm not keen but there's nothing wrong with it.

gigglewitch Thu 04-Sep-08 23:46:05

Cal-list-a

well the one i know says it like that wink

And claista flockhart / ally mac beal actress shock

reginaphilangy Fri 05-Sep-08 00:12:47

Ca-list-ah

I don't like it. Sorry.

ethanchristopher Fri 05-Sep-08 11:03:29

its cah-list-ah

but whatever, you can pronounce it how you like, its your kid

personally i dont like cah-lee-sta, i prefer cah-list-ah

MrsMattie Fri 05-Sep-08 11:04:09

LIST. It's quite a hard name.

PuppyMonkey Fri 05-Sep-08 11:05:40

I think it's all right personally.

Ca. LIST. a

3andnomore Fri 05-Sep-08 14:06:33

Ca-liss-ta is how I owuld pronounce it!
I like it, but was a big Ally McBeal fan and think Calista Flockhard (sp?) is great

AccipeHoc Fri 05-Sep-08 17:17:32

Caleesta.

Don't like it.

I want to say, "I won't be in work this week, I've been to the doctor, I've got Calista. I've been signed off for 6 months".

Anna8888 Fri 05-Sep-08 17:27:07

Ka-lee-stah

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