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    the pronunciation Louis XIV of France

    How should I read Louis XIV in English? Louis the Fourteenth or Louis Quatorze?

    By the way, do native speakers of English pronounce the final S in Louis?
    I need native speakers' help.

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    Re: the pronunciation Louis XIV of France

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    How should I read Louis XIV in English? Louis the Fourteenth or Louis Quatorze? Only if you're talking to a French speaker.

    By the way, do native speakers of English pronounce the final S in Louis? No.
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    Re: the pronunciation Louis XIV of France

    Louis Quatorze is used for the furniture from that period.

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