Pronunciation help
There are three last names I'm having trouble pronouncing. I believe I have it, but don't feel confident.Agresta (It's Ah-gress-tah, right?)
Kysely (kie-slee?)
Patel (Pah-tell, am I correct?)Again, I think I have these, but feel nervous about using these pronunciations when it matters.Thank you in advance!
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Kysely seems to be Czech... it means "sour" in Czech. It's three syllables. "Ky" as in "kit", "se" as in "set" and "ly" as in "leader".
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I think you're right with Agresta and Patel; perhaps a slight emphasis on the -tel in Patel. On Kysely I can't comment, as I've never heard of the name.
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You pronounce them just as I would. I don't know how they really are pronounced, but usually names are pronounced as they are spelled, so I think you're right.
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