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    Default Malayciya (OR) Malaysia?

    In the BBC news, I always hear the news readers pronouncing 'Malaysia' as 'Malayciya'.I thought it should be pronounced as 'Malayshia'.

    Do we need to pronounce all the words ending in 'sia' as 'shia'?

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    Default Re: Malayciya (OR) Malaysia?

    I hear two:
    zeeuh
    shuh

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    Default Re: Malayciya (OR) Malaysia?

    Ohhh...really?But isn't the proper way of pronouncing it is 'Malayshia'?

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