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    Pit Lord Khaza-R's Avatar
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    I would pronounce it Tye-Ses

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    Quote Originally Posted by darenyon View Post
    "alphabet"
    Pronounced: alp-habit. Definition: the thing you have when you've been climbing mountains too much.

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    I looked at it and immediately thought "Tai-ksiss".

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    I think the X with the KS sound makes the most sense. Think of the words Styx and Axis. Tyxis would rhyme with Axis, so Tike-sis would be my answer. With the nature of X here, you almost need to break the K sound into the first syllable and the S sound into the second.

    Although I'd be okay with saying it similar to the name Tychus from Starcraft also, kind of dropping the "s" from the "ks" sound, so Tie-kiss. Similarly you could drop the K sound and say Tie-sis.

    Tike-sis would be the most proper in my eyes, but Tie-kiss or Tie-sis would be okay with me too.
    Last edited by Porcell; 2011-11-29 at 05:40 AM.

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    I would probably pronounce it as Tie-sys.

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    according to google translate (its pronunciate feature) its Tick-sys

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    Quote Originally Posted by belfpala View Post
    Psychology. How do I know if the first syllable ends in a consonant or not? It's really the same question asked by the OP. Sigh-kol o-gee (correct) seems just as valid as Sick-ol-o-gee.
    It's a single consonant between vowels (despite the two letters; blame the Greeks) so the preceding vowel is long: 'sigh'.

    That's actually a nice contrast between psychology and tyxis (which, despite being one letter, is two consonants). Good example

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    Here's the biggest catch: you're talking about a name. However the creator of the name says it's to be pronounced is correct.

    My impulse is Tyke-sis, but if you corrected me that would be that.

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    Tie - zis, 10 char

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    Quote Originally Posted by darkwarrior42 View Post
    Here's the biggest catch: you're talking about a name. However the creator of the name says it's to be pronounced is correct.

    My impulse is Tyke-sis, but if you corrected me that would be that.
    So I could spell my name Bob and claim it's pronounced Carl?

  11. #31
    Tie Shis would be a way to pronounce it using the Chinese pronunciation for the letter x.
    when all else fails, read the STICKIES.

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    Tyk-siss i think :P
    /cast Thorns
    /take it like a man

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    I would pronounce it Tick-siss or Tike-siss.
    Obviously if you corrected me, I'd use your own pronounciation, it's your name after all!
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    I think I've settled on "Tie-Cheese"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Goincommando View Post
    So I could spell my name Bob and claim it's pronounced Carl?
    Obviously not the same thing. But if you made up a name like Deleshaun, I could claim it's pronounced Day-lay-shawn or Deli-shawn or Di-lay-sha-un.

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