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Nia how is it pronounced?

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nappyaddict Fri 31-Oct-08 23:29:42

Apparently it is the welsh version of Niamh so is it pronounced Nee-uv like Niamh or Nigh-ah which is what I always though?

justgotbfp Fri 31-Oct-08 23:31:32

here it is said Knee-ah

SneakerPimp Fri 31-Oct-08 23:32:18

Nee-a

like tia maria,

but with a N

asdmumandteacher Fri 31-Oct-08 23:33:01

Nee-a

llareggub Fri 31-Oct-08 23:36:30

My niece is called Nia. We pronounce it Knee-ah

DippyDora Fri 31-Oct-08 23:36:31

Nee-a

hatrickortreat Fri 31-Oct-08 23:37:05

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MUM23ASD Fri 31-Oct-08 23:38:54

my neighbour is welsh- she is called Nia.... and pronounces it NEE-UGH (She speaks alot of welsh too...so guess this is a 'welsh' way of saying it?) It may vary in south wales- where less welsh spoken

Lonnie Sat 01-Nov-08 00:15:31

Oh I love that name but dh wouldn't hear of it but ohh it is SOOOOOO PRETTY (also love zia)

Cauldronfrau Sat 01-Nov-08 00:21:10

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nickeldime Sun 02-Nov-08 15:49:03

NIYah - you can hear the mp3 pronunciation at this page: pronunciation of baby name Nia

Grammaticus Sun 02-Nov-08 15:54:24

same as "near"

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