Pronunciation Guide

Typical Cadaerian names use the following simple pronunciation system.

A: ah as in guard

E: eh as in quest

I: ee as in machine

O: oh as in sword

U: oo as in rule

AE: long a as in mage

AI: diphthong, ah-ee as in spider

 

However, Alaric is pronounced as in English: Al’-er-ik, beginning with a short a, as in magic.

 

Specific name pronunciations:

Alaric: Al’-ar-ihk (beginning with a short a as in magic, and ending with a short i as in engine)

Ar’-etz

Bar’-etz

Ca-dae’-ren

De’-sha-mai

Gai’-thim

Ho’-shek (beginning with a guttural h [ħ])

Ka-re-tzi’-na

Ke’-thel

Lae-sha’-na

Na’-ru-ahn

Or’-ah

Peatter: Pi’-a-ter

Ru’-ahk

Ru-ah-ki’-ni

Sha’-mai

Ta-thil’-ya

Tonzimmel: Ton-zih’-mel (with a short i, as in engine)

 

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