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  1. Newbie
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    Pronunciation Help!!

    I tried online dictionaries and can't seem to find a clear answer to this one..
    How would you read/pronounce Jaye (as a girl's name)?

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    Re: Pronunciation Help!!

    I would pronounce it just like the bird - blue "jay". For me, it rhymes with "hay", "may", etc.

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    Re: Pronunciation Help!!

    If the person came from an English-speaking country, I would pronounce it as if there were no "e" at the end. I would assume it was "Jay". It would, of course, depend on the nationality of the girl. If I knew for a fact she was Spanish, I would pronounce it "ha-yay" with the throaty "h" sound at the start.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Pronunciation Help!!

    I'd say /ʤeɪ/

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