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From: Arne Nielsen <>
Subject: Re: [DK] Translation
Date: Sun, 29 Feb 2004 16:51:49 +0100
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Instead of guessing or describing how to pronounce a Danish word, try
Write the word in the big square and click the "Læs op" button as many
times as you want.


Michael King wrote:

> At 3:44 PM -1000 28/2/04, Rockne Johnson wrote:
>> And in County Durham, England, you will find it as Sunderland, which
>> also give an idea of how to pronounce it.
> For an Englishman, the thought of "Sunderland" being south of anything
> (except Newcastle and Scotland) is rather amusing. However, on
> reflection, at about 55Deg N., it's south of just about anywhere in
> Scandanavia.
> The good people of Sunderland pronounce the name of their city rather
> differently from the BBC folks, so I still don't have a good idea how
> to pronounce "Sønder".
> Cheers,
> Mike King.


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