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Offline Mark

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #25 on: June 07, 2012, 10:53:26 AM »
Grateful for the link, always don't know how to pronounce :S Now I know.  :thumbsup:
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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #26 on: July 26, 2012, 12:14:11 PM »
I think i should make a separate post and stick it so that we can use it as a reference next time ;)


http://www.chronometrie.com/watchsounds/watchsoundspage.htm

This is useful, thanks! Now I don't feel so ulu when I discuss watches with strangers.

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #27 on: August 16, 2012, 03:11:02 PM »
I thought Sinn should be pronounced as "Zinn" because in German, the letter S is read with the Z sound?  ::) ::) ::)

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #28 on: August 16, 2012, 04:58:25 PM »
I thought Sinn should be pronounced as "Zinn" because in German, the letter S is read with the Z sound?  ::) ::) ::)

It is pronounced "Zinn" as far as I know
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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #29 on: August 16, 2012, 05:08:03 PM »
 :thumbsup:

I thought Sinn should be pronounced as "Zinn" because in German, the letter S is read with the Z sound?  ::) ::) ::)

It is pronounced "Zinn" as far as I know
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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #30 on: November 10, 2012, 08:54:40 PM »
Nice one... thanks!

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #31 on: December 26, 2012, 12:08:36 PM »
AuDerMah PeeGeh
YayGer LeKult
Lin VerDehLin
Oh Mee Gah
Brey Ling
Bull Gah Ri
Roger Doo Bwah

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #32 on: January 14, 2013, 11:11:14 PM »
Hi,

don't mean to sound like mr. obvious

but howjsay.com covers quite a few brands too

http://www.howjsay.com/index.php?word=blancpain

Offline satishnair

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #33 on: February 05, 2013, 10:31:26 AM »
it all depends on the country you are from. the french pronounce JLC as "zhezher lecool"... the americans as "yaeger lecoultra"

its funny but everybody is right in their own way  :Laughing_on_floor:

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #34 on: March 04, 2013, 11:39:56 AM »
Can't really the rolex. What is the guy saying?

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #35 on: April 06, 2013, 08:57:53 AM »
Wonder if the sales person in watch boutiques know how to pronounce all the names. Great info

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #36 on: April 06, 2013, 09:05:05 AM »
longei omn zhe nei - (A.lange) that's a cool one.

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #37 on: April 22, 2013, 05:19:05 PM »
It was really interesting to know how "Same Words" can be pronounced differently.  :o
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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #38 on: May 02, 2013, 08:08:50 PM »
<"It is pronounced "Zinn" as far as I know."


"SINN"?

I am German...I also speak English, French, Latin, and a little Spanish, Italian and Danish as well ...
The "S" there is very "soft" and pronounced  like "dogs".
And the "i" llike "him".

<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

And "IWC" goes like this:
I = ea(r)
W = w(onton) + e(h??)
C = Z(urich) + e(h??)

<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

OMEGA:
=>
O = O(xford)
M = m(uch)
E = e(h??)
G = g(et)
A = a(rmy)

<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

PANERAI
=>
P = p (ast)
A = a (rmy)
N = n (one)
E = e (h??)
R = this r-sound does not exist in English...a little bit like "harp" but done with the tip
of the tongue in the upper front part of the palate with a little ratteling => rrrr ... a sort of short snarl
A = a (rmy)
I = ea (ger)

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #39 on: May 02, 2013, 08:37:31 PM »
<"Brey Ling">

Not quite.

B = bright
R = see above --- does not exist .... "rrrrr"
(especially nice to try for Chinese?)
E I = either
T = t
LING = ling

BREITLING is very close to "Brightling"

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #40 on: May 03, 2013, 08:10:47 AM »
New input~ nice~ :thumbsup:

so BBouvier.. all are pronounce as in the language of the brands origin?
Example Sinn = germany?
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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #41 on: May 03, 2013, 12:52:17 PM »
<"all are pronounced as in the language of the brands origin?">

Correct, am-sober!  :thumbsup:

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #42 on: June 13, 2013, 01:14:12 PM »
ahh now i know why i joined the forum LOL !!

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #43 on: July 29, 2013, 02:49:16 PM »
Hmm, IWC comes in a surprise. Good to know!

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #44 on: January 05, 2014, 11:21:40 PM »
Shouldn't the pronunciation of a brand name be standardize globally?

Most of us read Panerai as Pa(pa) Ne(rvous) Rai (bahasa baku).
Tag Heuer as Tag Hew Er.

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #45 on: February 06, 2014, 05:23:57 PM »
Seiko is pronounced as Say-ko.
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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #46 on: February 21, 2014, 04:18:31 PM »
My favourite brand of watch is Fastrack.I love that brand and I have a huge collection of watches in this brand.I would like collect almost every new collection under this brand.

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #47 on: August 31, 2014, 04:37:24 PM »
Always wondered how to pronounce JLC .. Now I don't need to anymore.

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #48 on: September 27, 2014, 11:23:10 PM »
great sharing!  , thanks scott i like it

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Re: How to pronounce your favorite watch brand name ;)
« Reply #49 on: November 24, 2014, 07:47:55 AM »
Thanks for sharing. But ppl used to pronounce whatever they like  :-\