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Anybody Norwegien?

  1. Feb 25, 2009 #1
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  3. Feb 25, 2009 #2


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    the first name as the english name "Neil" with an s:

    Niels' Ah-bel
  4. Feb 25, 2009 #3
    Just making sure, is the 'bel' in Ah-bel like saying "apple" with a b, or is it more like ah-bell?
  5. Feb 26, 2009 #4


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    Rather in between those two extremes.
  6. Feb 26, 2009 #5


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    Aw, jeez... not another Norweed thread... :tongue:
  7. Feb 26, 2009 #6
    In English, it's Niels as in neils, emphasis on the first syllable, Abel cannot be pronounced in English. The closest you can come is Abel as in the Norwegian abel, but with an American accent. If you have an English accent, then you probably don't know who Abel is anyway.
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