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How do you pronounce 'Deryn'?
« on: May 08, 2011, 02:06:25 PM »

A friend of mine is saying it's pronounced 'DARE-in' but I've always pronounced it 'DERN'

So, how do you actually pronounce it?
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Re: How do you pronounce 'Deryn'?
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2011, 02:09:27 PM »

I always pronounce it, "Darren", like the guy's name.
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Re: How do you pronounce 'Deryn'?
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2011, 02:09:51 PM »

I'm pretty sure it's DARE-in. I know a couple of people named Deryn too so I should know. :P
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Re: How do you pronounce 'Deryn'?
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2011, 02:10:36 PM »

actually thee is a girl at my scool named Deryn IT IS PRONOUNCED


(der-E-N)


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Re: How do you pronounce 'Deryn'?
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2011, 02:11:52 PM »

So, there's NO ONE who pronounces it Dern?
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Re: How do you pronounce 'Deryn'?
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2011, 02:12:23 PM »

well...dont you live in New Zealand or soemthing..or is it France
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Re: How do you pronounce 'Deryn'?
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2011, 02:13:41 PM »

lol... France?

And i don't believe that has anything to do with it. I'll ask Jess-la.
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Re: How do you pronounce 'Deryn'?
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2011, 02:14:40 PM »

well some peopl have iffernt dialects that could b a factor. im just sayin


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Re: How do you pronounce 'Deryn'?
« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2011, 02:16:21 PM »

Like the name 'darren'. That's how Scott pronounces it, anyway.

I know someone who says "darr-in" though.
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Re: How do you pronounce 'Deryn'?
« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2011, 02:16:55 PM »

I don't even have that big of an accent, I don't even speak English at home!
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Re: How do you pronounce 'Deryn'?
« Reply #10 on: May 08, 2011, 02:34:42 PM »

In the audiobook Alan Cumming pronounces it "Der-in". Presumably this is the pronunciation Scott has approved...

I have to admit I was confused when I first read the book though, as I have never heard that name anywhere else.
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Re: How do you pronounce 'Deryn'?
« Reply #11 on: May 08, 2011, 02:54:38 PM »

I'm pretty sure it's pronounced using facial muscles.... ;D

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Re: How do you pronounce 'Deryn'?
« Reply #12 on: May 08, 2011, 06:56:46 PM »

i say it like dare-in, hahah shame vm
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Re: How do you pronounce 'Deryn'?
« Reply #13 on: May 08, 2011, 11:07:33 PM »

I;m guessing like the guy's name, Darren.
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Re: How do you pronounce 'Deryn'?
« Reply #14 on: May 08, 2011, 11:33:58 PM »

I've always pronounced it "der-in." I don't care if it's right, that's now how I always will pronounce it. :D
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