4 Answered Questions for the topic noms propres


How to textually describe the pronunciation of spanish names with "oi"?

There are many names and family names in Spanish that contain the combination of vowels "oi" (Roilán, Moisés, Loinaz, etc.). When these names are pronounced in French, the original pronunciation is... more


Quel est l'avis des institutions normatives sur la prononciation des noms étrangers ?

Je me souviens d'une discussion très embarrassante avec un allemand parlant pourtant français au moins aussi bien que moi.> «Isaac Asimov `[izak.asimɔf ]` est vraiment celui que je préfère. ... more


Is an “s” at the end of a pluralized family name pronounced?

If it's a reference to the family, *Les Beauxhommes*, do you still not pronounce the *-s*?


Correct pronunciation of 'Chez Albert': is there a liaison?

I had a little dispute yesterday on what the correct pronunciation of 'chez Albert' is. In my understanding, I would pronounce the latent 'z' of 'chez' because the next word starts with a vowel... more

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