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Date: 5/17/10 10:09 PM

I know this is a stupid question but how do you pronounce the name of the pattern company "Jalie?"



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Date: 5/17/10 10:18 PM

I say Ja Lee, rhymes with Harley.

Now I'm intrigues as to how others pronounce it..lol

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Subject: How Do You Pronounce Jalie? Date: 5/17/10 10:24 PM

I promouce jalie like this jal ee

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Date: 5/17/10 10:25 PM

I say Jay-Lee, but thinking about this, and because they are in a french speaking part of Canada (and having taken french for 5 years, ) , maybe it should be JaaLee.

I'm curious now too!!!

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Date: 5/17/10 10:45 PM

Imaan I'm with you - I always just thought of it as Jay' lee, but now I'm thinking it's probably more of a French sound - Jhah lee'

Does anyone here actually KNOW?

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Date: 5/17/10 10:49 PM

In French it's pronounced sort of like Jah-LEE -- except the "j" sound isn't "j" as in English. It's like the sound at the beginning of Zsa-Zsa Gabor's first name. (sorry, no audio)

.....Oh wait, I know how to explain it (thanks, Wikipedia!) -- that sound (written as ʒ in phonetic symbols) is the same as the sound at the end of the word "beige."


-- Edited on 5/17/10 10:55 PM --

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Date: 5/17/10 11:32 PM

I just assumed it was the first syllable of Jeanne and the second syllable of Emilie (the founder and her daughter), with French pronunciation as Joan explained.
-- Edited on 5/18/10 7:13 AM --

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Subject: How Do You Pronounce Jalie? Date: 5/17/10 11:43 PM

So the way I have been saying it "Jay-Lee" with an American "J" as in Joe, is incorrect and Jah-Lee with the "J" pronounced with French accent as in Jacques, is correct?

By George I think I've got it!

I hope lol

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Date: 5/18/10 6:59 AM

Wow! I wasn't quite expecting this many possibilities.

I might just try contacting the company and see if I get a response.

Thanks all.

Patty (As in 'Patty-Cake' not Pate.)

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Date: 5/18/10 7:21 AM

Quote: Kaelha
Jah-Lee with the "J" pronounced with French accent as in Jacques, is correct?



Yes, it is correct. The "Ja" in Jalie is prononced like the begining of Jacques.
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