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How do you pronounce:

1: Annie? Is it like an-e, an like the the article an and ''e'' like the letter ''e''?

2: Anne? Is it like an, like the article an?

3: Daniane? Like danny-e, ''e'' like the letter ''e''?

4: Hablo Ingles? Like hay-blow and Ingles like the word ingle meaning fireplace?
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1. Yes, the article "an" and the letter E, with the stress on the first syllable.

2. Just like the article "an"

3. I've never seen this name before. Ask the mother who dreamed it up. Diane, however, is a common name: die-AN.

4. That's Spanish. In my terrible Spanish pronunciation, it's ha-blow in-GLACE (rhymes with "place"). I'm sure a Spanish speaker will correct me. My lack of Spanish is why I would need to ask if they speak English.
Thank you.
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Jackson66124: Hablo Ingles? Like hay-blow and Ingles like the word ingle meaning fireplace?
I don't speak Spanish, but I've been told by reliable sources (i. e. native Spanish speakers) that the letter "H" is always silent in Spanish words. There are many sources on the Internet that will help you with Spanish pronunciation.
Thank you, RayH.
I would say:

Annie = IPA /eəni/ or /ɛəni/
Ann = IPA /eən/ or /ɛən/

And I'd say Annie and Auntie the same.
And the H in Spanish is silent, as far as i know.
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KooyeenAnd I'd say Annie and Auntie the same.
K, you mean the vowels as the same, right? You wouldn't skip the T in Auntie?

(If you want to sound like a New Englander, you may want to say "Aunt" with the "ah" sound in "claw." I say it the same way I say "ant.")

(And you'll note that my awful Spanish pronunciatoin is indeed the proof that I need them to hablo at me in English if I have any hope of understanding!)
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KooyeenAnd I'd say Annie and Auntie the same.
K, you mean the vowels as the same, right? You wouldn't skip the T in Auntie?

(If you want to sound like a New Englander, you may want to say "Aunt" with the "ah" sound in "claw." I say it the same way I say "ant.")

(And you'll note that my awful Spanish pronunciatoin is indeed the proof that I need them to hablo at me in English if I have any hope of understanding!)
I have checked all the major dictionaries for the pronunciation of auntie. You cannot skip the ''t'' sound in it. Well, you can stick to your personal pronunciation if you like.

Barbara, what do you mean by you mean the vowels as the same?

And you said ''You wouldn't skip the T in Auntie''. Of course, he would skip the T in it. So I was wondering what made you ask him that.
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