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(15 Posts)
claudib Sun 14-Sep-08 04:26:38

It's a french girl's name.
What do you think..?

SuperBunny Sun 14-Sep-08 04:31:57

How do you pronounce it?

claudib Sun 14-Sep-08 04:39:45

mmm not sure.. i might say Zay- zee but i would guess the French say Zeh-zee

FairLadyRantALot Sun 14-Sep-08 10:28:14

why do you like a name that you don't know how to pronounce??? Surely partly of what we like about a nmae is the way it sounds....

frazzledoldbag34 Sun 14-Sep-08 10:58:08

I think it's quite pretty but sounds a bit like a nick-name for something else to me?
I guess it would be 'Zay-Zee'?
A bit like Sadie too I think....or maybe not!

ethanchristopher Sun 14-Sep-08 10:59:17

i think its like zazu - the parrot from the lion king

claudib Sun 14-Sep-08 14:07:16

i would pronounce it Zay-zee. i am just saying that the French would pronounce it slightly different in their own accent. It's from the book by Raymond Queneau "Zazie dans le Metro". (Also a 60's film by Louis Malle -i'd recommend em both by the way!)

Pendulum Sun 14-Sep-08 14:09:29

zizi is french for willy.....

mootie Tue 16-Sep-08 14:41:33

I went to school with a Zazie, it's pronounced Za-zee.

EachPeachPearMum Tue 16-Sep-08 15:59:02

I think 'dans la metro'

mootie Tue 16-Sep-08 17:02:24

sorry to be pedantic, but it's definitely le metro.

Or did you mean something else?

branflake81 Tue 16-Sep-08 17:40:42

Isn't Zazie a French singer? I didn't think that was her real name.

heymammy Tue 16-Sep-08 17:42:50

dd2 is called Zara which often morphs into Zah-zee for short

midnightexpress Tue 16-Sep-08 17:45:10

chouette grin

beforesunrise Tue 16-Sep-08 19:38:30

zazie dans le metro. it sounds silly. sorry!

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