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Re: It's all fun & games until someone gets trapped in a vau

Postby knightkrawler » Saturday October 26th, 2013 7:57am

But nooo, they are cyclopean.
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Re: It's all fun & games until someone gets trapped in a vau

Postby Goblin-King » Saturday October 26th, 2013 8:43am

When you refer to "the one eyed snake" to a fimir he thinks you are talking about a deity.

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In my case, I am! OH YEAH! 8-)


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Re: It's all fun & games until someone gets trapped in a vau

Postby knightkrawler » Saturday October 26th, 2013 9:01am

Fimir correctly pronounced sounds like "femur". Which is the size of a Fimir's ... uhm ... deity.
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Re: It's all fun & games until someone gets trapped in a vau

Postby Sjeng » Saturday October 26th, 2013 9:05am

http://yeoldeinn-heroquest.blogspot.nl/ ... llies.html

So there. I pronounce them Feemeer. (Simply fimir in Dutch or German).

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Re: It's all fun & games until someone gets trapped in a vau

Postby knightkrawler » Saturday October 26th, 2013 9:18am

Sjeng wrote:I pronounce them Feemeer.


I do, too. I read somewhere there are 3 variants of pronunciation.
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Re: It's all fun & games until someone gets trapped in a vau

Postby Goblin-King » Saturday October 26th, 2013 9:40am

In Denmark we mostly pronounce "i" differently than in the English language. There "i" is "aye" - more of an a or e sound. We normally pronounce it more how it sounds in "English".
So everyone in DK have no trouble agreeing how it should sound: two short syllables-mir - not long sounds like feee meeer.


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Re: It's all fun & games until someone gets trapped in a vau

Postby TMU » Saturday October 26th, 2013 9:56am

In Finland, everything is as written, easy :D
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Re: It's all fun & games until someone gets trapped in a vau

Postby Goblin-King » Saturday October 26th, 2013 10:03am

It sure isn't in Denmark! But it's made worse by the way different countries pronounce the same letters differently.
Like... go to Germany and a "v" suddenly has an "f" sound?!? Madness!

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Re: It's all fun & games until someone gets trapped in a vau

Postby TMU » Saturday October 26th, 2013 11:05am

Seems to be another language topic :D
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Re: It's all fun & games until someone gets trapped in a vau

Postby knightkrawler » Saturday October 26th, 2013 11:40am

TMU wrote:In Finland, everything is as written, easy :D


Finnish will always be a funny language, even if we can read it properly without knowing anything about it. ;)

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Pronunciate the following words with English phonetics:

feemeer (with emphasis on first or second syllable)
feemur (or feemer, with less emphasis on the second syllable's vowel slightly more unrounded)
fimmeer (with emphasis on first or second syllable)

That's the three (five) variants out there, I think.
Alledgedly, the words fimir and fimm (as in, fianna fimm, the race's warrior caste) share the same root, which makes the fimmeer variant more plausible.
However, through language props and because of sound change (as a liguistic jargon expression) or phonotactics the vowel sound might change - as a rule - when a second syllable is contracted to the fim-root.

No example springs to mind, of course.
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