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    Smile How to pronounce 'Bocelli'?

    Andrea Bocelli is an Italian tenor. How do I pronounce his last name?

    Bo-> Bo(ss)
    celli -> ce(ll), li

    Right?

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    Re: How to pronounce 'Bocelli'?

    A good site even though I found some mistakes in Polish names.

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    Re: How to pronounce 'Bocelli'?

    Quote Originally Posted by banderas View Post
    A good site even though I found some mistakes in Polish names.
    Thank goodness then that Bocelli isn't a Polish name.

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    Smile Re: How to pronounce 'Bocelli'?

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    You're wonderful!


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    Re: How to pronounce 'Bocelli'?

    Before either an E or an I, the Italian C is pronounced like an English "CH" (tʃ).

    Medici - Medi-ch-i

    Bocelli - Bo-ch-elli


    I am not a teacher.

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    Smile Re: How to pronounce 'Bocelli'?

    Quote Originally Posted by colloquium View Post
    Before either an E or an I, the Italian C is pronounced like an English "CH" (tʃ).
    Thank you for your help. You're correct exactly. Soup has offered the audio about it.

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