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Pronunciation of Names/Terms

Postby Joetx » Mon Jun 25, 2012 11:43 pm

What is the accepted pronunciation of the following names/terms?

1. Angolmois
2. Shokaract
3. Apelinq
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Re: Pronunciation of Names/Terms

Postby Counterpunch » Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:43 am

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Joetx wrote:What is the accepted pronunciation of the following names/terms?

1. Angolmois
2. Shokaract
3. Apelinq


1. (not sure)
2. Shock-a-ract
3. Ape-link
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Re: Pronunciation of Names/Terms

Postby MGrotusque » Tue Jun 26, 2012 11:48 am

Joetx wrote:What is the accepted pronunciation of the following names/terms?

1. Angolmois
2. Shokaract
3. Apelinq



1. Angle-moize? That is my best guess.

Or it might also be pronounced, Ang[o]l-moize with the "[o]" being pronounced as a hard O.
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Re: Pronunciation of Names/Terms

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Tue Jun 26, 2012 1:31 pm

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Angolmois is pronounced like in French, in case the "-ois" didn't tip you off. The Japanese spelling, which is based purely on sounds, is アンゴルモア (Angorumoa), or An-gol-mwah.
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Re: Pronunciation of Names/Terms

Postby Joetx » Tue Jun 26, 2012 4:47 pm

Thanks for the responses.

I posed the questions to Furman on his blog, but haven't received a reply.
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Re: Pronunciation of Names/Terms

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Tue Jun 26, 2012 5:29 pm

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Joetx wrote:Thanks for the responses.

I posed the questions to Furman on his blog, but haven't received a reply.


He didn't create Angolmois though, it was created for the Beast Wars II back story in Japan, in 1997.
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Re: Pronunciation of Names/Terms

Postby MGrotusque » Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:04 pm

JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:Angolmois is pronounced like in French, in case the "-ois" didn't tip you off. The Japanese spelling, which is based purely on sounds, is アンゴルモア (Angorumoa), or An-gol-mwah.


Yes. That makes sense and is correct.Well done. The french "mois" was totally overlooked by me. And to think i'm Canadian too. (shaking head at self)
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