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Old 01/09/2008, 07:30 PM   #1
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Xenia

Noob question. How do you pronounce Xenia? I have always said Zenia but the LFS guy said something totally different.


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Old 01/09/2008, 08:01 PM   #2
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I pronounce it with a z. As in Xerox.


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Old 01/09/2008, 08:08 PM   #3
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Me two. Just wanted clarification. Thank you.


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Old 01/10/2008, 12:00 AM   #4
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Hello,

I am not a native speeker but we pronounce the X like "gs" - so "gsenia".

It is always funny and somethimes not easy to listen to english speaking referees coming from US (like A. Calfo, S. Michael, J. Sprung...) and mentioning latin names of fishes or corals - as the latin pronounciation is totally different....

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Old 01/10/2008, 10:58 AM   #5
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I've also heard "zeenia". I'm a "zehnia" guy myself.


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Old 01/10/2008, 03:01 PM   #6
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haha Out here in Cali, We pronounce it 'X-Zenia'
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Old 01/10/2008, 03:02 PM   #7
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X as in.. Ex in Extra, So... 'Ex-Zenia'


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Old 01/10/2008, 03:14 PM   #8
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I just call it "pest" , so much easier to pronounce.


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