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Norwegian surnames - please help

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Norwegian surnames - please help

Postby oxxmeggixxo » Wed 22 Jul 2009, 23:58

I'd like to now the correct pronounciation of the following surnames:
Stenerud
Seierstad
Widnes
Urfjell


Please help me :(
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Re: NORWEGIAN SURNAMES - PLEASE HELP

Postby judith » Thu 23 Jul 2009, 06:32

oxxmeggixxo wrote:I'd like to now the correct pronounciation of the following surnames:
Stenerud
Seierstad
Widnes
Urfjell


Please help me :(


Hi,
The pronunciations are

Stenerud: STENN-ne-rüd (ü like a German ü or like a French u)

Seierstad: SIGH-ehr-stahd

Widnes: VEED-ness

Urfjell: ÜR-fyell (ü like a German ü or like a French u)
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Re: NORWEGIAN SURNAMES - PLEASE HELP

Postby oxxmeggixxo » Thu 23 Jul 2009, 10:39

I know this is nordic names not surnames forum :P
Thank you very much :)
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