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    Default Pronouncing "Bvlgari"

    Do you pronounce it like this: Bul-gar-E

    or like this: Bul-gair-E

    Just curious on what the proper pronounciation is.

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    Default Re: Pronouncing "Bvlgari"

    Well, it's sort of like bul-gar-e. You don't stress any particular vowel.

    Found a link for you: http://www.forvo.com/word/bulgari/
    Last edited by tott; 29th April 2010 at 07:19 PM.

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    Default Re: Pronouncing "Bvlgari"

    more like the first one I'd say. bull-ga-ree with a vocal R

    here's an ad with pronunciation:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j83A2XSHA3I
    Last edited by sarıpatates; 29th April 2010 at 07:22 PM.

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    Default Re: Pronouncing "Bvlgari"

    Stress on the first syllable

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    Default Re: Pronouncing "Bvlgari"

    BUL-garee
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    Default Re: Pronouncing "Bvlgari"

    I have found the oddcast text to speech demo quite helpful for pronunciation. http://www.oddcast.com/demos/tts/emotion.html

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    Default Re: Pronouncing "Bvlgari"

    BULL_ gar-eee - agree with bossanova boy. ( Emphasis on the BULL )
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    Default Re: Pronouncing "Bvlgari"

    Sorry, for some unknown reason I want to say Bul-GAR-ee.
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    Default Re: Pronouncing "Bvlgari"

    A Loooooong time ago, I had a friend who worked for Bulgari in London - back then,I wasn't sure myself , how to pronounce it- he said, it is pronounced as BULL- garee.
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    Definitely BULL-guh--ree... (soft emphasis on the first, least on the second, and slight emphasis on the third.)
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    Default Re: Pronouncing "Bvlgari"

    The Bvlgari store on Michigan Avenue in Chicago pronounced it just like in saripatates' youtube.com link. BULL-GA-REE.

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    Bull + Gary = BullGary.

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    Default Re: Pronouncing "Bvlgari"

    It's clearly bivvel-gary. I particularly enjoy the fragrance Bee elL Vee
    at least according to some of the idiots I've heard shopping in department stores.

    Srsly though, BULL-garee.

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