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Purpailia Draconica
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How do you pronounce your countries currency?

Postby Purpailia Draconica » Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:38 pm

So, How do you pronounce your countries currency?

Here is mine.

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Postby Saurisisia » Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:39 pm

Easy:

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Postby Wazkyraque » Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:51 pm

It is hard to describe without using the IPA.

Pasza

Pɑːħsɑː

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Postby Coccygia » Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:52 pm

Our currency, the dumg, is pronounced as spelled: dumg.
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Postby Detsia » Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:54 pm

American Dollar is pretty self explanatory.

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Postby Kahanistan » Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:56 pm

Shekel, like the Israeli currency. Plural is shkelim, it's a Hebrew word. "Shekels" is understood but will mark you as foreign.

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Postby Victorious Decepticons » Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:59 pm

Energon Cube.

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Postby Daemyrs » Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:02 pm

M-peer-i-el creh-dit
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Postby Neuvonan » Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:05 pm

Lee-etz.

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Postby 1000 Cats » Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:17 pm

Oh boy. Uhhh...

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It's a rather cheerful-sounding currency because it's also a popular, even culturally central, narcotic.

Incidentally, I will pay* anyone who can accurately pronounce it and record it.


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Postby Pius the Grand » Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:22 pm

Ske-pt-er

Also is usually spelled that way... :meh:
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Postby Thurask » Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:25 pm

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Postby Aurora-Nova » Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:25 pm

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Postby Bobs Taco Shack » Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:26 pm

Taco. Just like the Mexican food. In fact, it is the Mexican food, but we here at Bobs Taco Shack have claimed this delicacy in the name of.. well.. Bob. Anyway, Taco, pronounced Ta-ko, or Tak-o, can also be pronounced Tay-ko, Tah-key, Tah-koh, or Tahy-kao. Those who speak in the extreme dialects of the country pronounce it in such a way. It should be said that most of those who do pronounce it in such a way are generally imbibed, inebriated, or just plain stupid. :)
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Postby Romanium Imperium » Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:40 pm

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Saltha
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Postby Saltha » Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:41 pm

Doka (Doh-kah). Plural is Dokanai (Do-Kah-Nai)

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Swietomierza
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Postby Swietomierza » Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:45 pm

I'd be more worried about them mispronouncing the name of the country (sVEE-toe-me-ERR-tsa) than its currency (Mark <.<).

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Kokaua
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Postby Kokaua » Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:47 pm

Loo-ah
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Fortunatopia
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Postby Fortunatopia » Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:49 pm

You can't pronounce Poker Chip?

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Ringnia
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Postby Ringnia » Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:49 pm

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Postby Grays Harbor » Wed Sep 21, 2011 10:20 pm

Crown

Start with a "Cr" like in "Crow"
Continue with an "Ow" like in "Ow"
Finish off with an "N" like in "Nnnnn", but shorter.

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Postby Herrebrugh » Wed Sep 21, 2011 10:28 pm

Gilder.

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Valcluse
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Postby Valcluse » Wed Sep 21, 2011 10:46 pm

The Franc is pronounced Fr-unc in French and Frank for everyone else.

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Postby Rusikstan » Wed Sep 21, 2011 10:54 pm

Reir pronounced "Ray-ear"
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Postby Krumbia » Thu Sep 22, 2011 12:13 am

Krum-bee-an Creh-dit

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