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Pronunciation of HEHIR

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Re: Pronunciation of HEHIR

Warwick Hehir (View posts)
Posted: 24 Nov 2001 8:20PM GMT
Classification: Query
In Regard to the pronunciaton HEHIR. Our family also currently pronounce HEHIR in the english way of Hare or Hair. Even our Irish cousins do as well but the older generation pronounce it as Fr Hehir said in the previous email
"But it seems that in Ireland it was (and is) given two syllables with the accent on the first - "HAIR-her" .
As I recall to my ear it almost sound "Ha - her" with the emphasis on the first H.


SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Heathco 19 Nov 2001 1:25AM GMT 
Fr Bernard Hehir 23 Nov 2001 9:24AM GMT 
Warwick Hehir 25 Nov 2001 3:20AM GMT 
jfloegel 25 May 2002 12:53AM GMT 
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