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    Quote Originally Posted by Augh View Post
    Though I realised what you were talking about, I did lol at jew-sticker. You do know Scholomance has an N though right?

    I pronounce Xuen kinda like shoo-en, cause a friend named Xin is "Shin", I don't know if that's mandarin or cantonese though cause I'm pig ignorant. Everyone seems to pronounce the X's as Z's, they might be right. Either way he would get mad if I start calling him Zin.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Voyager View Post
    That's definitely not how it's supposed to be pronounced.
    Trying to remember if it's "Justice-E-er" as well. Went by really fast. I know it was something with "Justice" in it...
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    Why is that a nightmare? Nazis where amazing for Germans... it took the entire freaking world to stop them if we went nazi we could conquer the entire world.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mvallas View Post
    Trying to remember if it's "Justice-E-er" as well. Went by really fast. I know it was something with "Justice" in it...
    I'm a justice-er! I go around justice-ing things!
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    Kaleredar is right...
    Words to live by.

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    In English it should be pronounced "JUST-i-KAR". Well, you could shift the emphasis around the word depending on your accent but the "c" is definitely hard.

    If you wanted an authentic Latin pronunciation it'd be something like "YOOST-i-Kar" I think.

    Quote Originally Posted by iamthedevil View Post
    Kinda like quilen. It's a good thing i've never said justicar out loud.
    Not really. Quilen is the English form of a Chinese word so it uses that weird Chinese-to-English transliteration where "q" stands for "ch" or something. Justicar on the other hand is a regular word of Latin origin.

    Although I'm not sure what a "justicar" actually is, "justiciar" is an antiquated word for a political office but it seems the scifi/fantasy crowd has appropriated the word, slightly misspelled "justicar". Kind of like how we got "paladin" from the Latin "palatinus" (high ranking official in the Roman Empire, later a high ranking knight/member of the nobility in medieval courts).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sealed View Post
    If we consider Pandarian names to be derived from real-world Mandarin and its pinyin romanisation, that's correct. I pronounce shu-en, with the same "u" as "über" (I don't know whether there is any equivalent in English).
    English uses that sound (eg, "cruel", "frugal"), and until relatively recently did use diacritical marks, however since the advent of typing they've fallen into disuse. In English the umlaut is actually called a dieresis, but funnily enough the English dieresis is so rare now that native English speakers are more familiar with umlauts (via names of heavy metal bands).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thneed View Post
    Jus-tick-are

    How about:
    man-ah or mon-ah?
    sko-la-mance or show-la-mance? (heard it both ways)
    pan-dare-ee-ah or pan-daar-ee-ah?
    jus-tick-ar
    man-ah
    i actually pronounce it shaw-loh-mance
    pandaria pronunciation actually depends on my mood. ive said it either way

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    I'm a pirate, so it's obviously Justis-AAAAAAAAAARRRRRR
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mormolyce View Post
    In English it should be pronounced "JUST-i-KAR". Well, you could shift the emphasis around the word depending on your accent but the "c" is definitely hard.

    If you wanted an authentic Latin pronunciation it'd be something like "YOOST-i-Kar" I think.



    Not really. Quilen is the English form of a Chinese word so it uses that weird Chinese-to-English transliteration where "q" stands for "ch" or something. Justicar on the other hand is a regular word of Latin origin.

    Although I'm not sure what a "justicar" actually is, "justiciar" is an antiquated word for a political office but it seems the scifi/fantasy crowd has appropriated the word, slightly misspelled "justicar". Kind of like how we got "paladin" from the Latin "palatinus" (high ranking official in the Roman Empire, later a high ranking knight/member of the nobility in medieval courts).

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    English uses that sound (eg, "cruel", "frugal"), and until relatively recently did use diacritical marks, however since the advent of typing they've fallen into disuse. In English the umlaut is actually called a dieresis, but funnily enough the English dieresis is so rare now that native English speakers are more familiar with umlauts (via names of heavy metal bands).
    Uh, as everyone else understood, i meant that they sound different than they look... good google job, anyhow.

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    Didn't Blizz state it's officially pronounced "School-o-mance"? So you're all wrong...
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    Scholars are Schoolers now?

    What.

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