ISAIA

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  1. MilanoStyle

    MilanoStyle Senior member

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    Guys, I know this was discussed before, but I am having hard time with locating the thread.

    How do you say "Gianluca Isaia"?
     
  2. naturlaut

    naturlaut Senior member

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    If my Italian is correct, you have to pretty much pronounce every vowel, meaning "I" "sa" "i" "a", where "i" is pronouced like the English alphabet "e". Do correct me if I am wrong.
     
  3. Phil

    Phil Senior member

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    "IS" "EYE" "A". Thats how this Sicilian pronounces it.
     
  4. kabert

    kabert Senior member

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    Hmm, glad we have agreement on this. I've just always assumed it was pronounced "Eye-zay-a."
     
  5. charle

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    I believe its " IS - ZA - AIR " [​IMG]
     
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    zjpj83 Senior member

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    One of the salesman at Barneys pronounced it EE-ZAY-A.
    Not that that means anything.
     
  7. j

    j (stands for Jerk) Admin

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    J'yahn-Luke-Uh Ees-eye-uh
     
  8. lisapop

    lisapop Senior member

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    Ee say uh?
    Grayson
     
  9. Carlo

    Carlo Senior member

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    Ok class...

    On to Ermenegildo Zegna... Waiting to hear alanc give the Alabammer translation of that one.

    ur-muh-nuh-zheel-doe

    ....my favorite mispronunciaton? Jhane Barnes mangled into "Johnny Barns", which the expert explained was because Mr. 'Johnny" was Italian.

    ....and all this time I thought 'He' was an American woman who went from Jane to Jhane as she became famous and started winning awards.

    Sigh.
     
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