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Dumb question, Alden pronounciation?

cioni2k

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Feel dumb for asking, but I've always pronounced Alden as "Al (as in the name) - den" but a while ago a sales rep at J Crew pronounced it as "All - den". I was wondering about this.. What is the correct way! Thanks people
 

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I say "all-den" but I'm from Sweden so it might not count.
 

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The Japanese say オールデン (Oh-ru-den) so I'm inclined to think the "All-den" pronunciation is correct. Though the Japanese really sounds closer to "Olden" than anything else.
 

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"All-den," but I imagine this varies by person/region. Like puh-kahn/puh-can/pee-can.
 

Don Carlos

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It's actually pronounced "ale-DEEN."

 

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four syllables - ah luh de EEN - its kinda french
 

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I thought Al (like the name) Den, and I am always wrong, so it's definitely All-den.
 

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I say it more like Ul-din.
 

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