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    Dear sirs,
    Please tell me how you pronounce Ms Rojas. Thanks.

  2. Editor,
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    Re: surname--Rojas

    I'd put a sound like a like a German 'ch' in the middle.

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    Smile Re: surname--Rojas

    Oh, it seems very difficult,dosen't it?

  4. ghmcal

    Re: surname--Rojas

    It looks like a Spanish name. So you can pronounce it two ways. If the woman is comfortable with English, you could say "ro-haas." (Long O, as in "toe," short A as in "ha ha ha!") If you want to pronounce it correctly in Spanish, the first R would have to be rolled (like a cat purring) and the J would be much like the CH in the German word "Macht."


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