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Subject: Re: pronunciation follow-up
Author: Domhnall   (guest)
Date: November 9, 2004 at 12:00:41 AM
Reply to: Re: surname O'Donnell by Domhnall
Sorry, meant to mention:

I assume you know "Donnell" is commonly pronounced [DON-ul] in English, but the Gaelic forms "Domhnall" & "Dónall" are pronounced [DOH-null] with a long 'O' and enunciated 'L.'

(Honestly, it's a lot like the word 'doughnut' if you swap the 'T' for an 'L.')
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