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Re: a cheese question
Posted By: Howard, on host
Date: Thursday, October 11, 2001, at 07:23:28
In Reply To: Re: a cheese question posted by julian on Thursday, October 11, 2001, at 05:15:47:

> >
> > > > Ok, so what IS it?
> > >
> > > (Watch a Norwegian try to spell Dutch phonetics in English:)
> > >
> > > At least here in Norway, it's pronounced something like "gow-dah", and I think that's pretty close to the Dutch pronounciation.
> > >
> > > Trav"did I get it right, Sosi?"holt.
> >
> > Pretty much. The g sound is a really harsh guteral sound that doesn't exist in English... it's rather like someone clearing their throat. :)
> >
> > Sosi"that's the best I can do"qui
> Somewhat like the "ch"-sound in German, only more so. Actually, I think it's like the Spanish pronunciation of "j".
> jul"Gulian"ian

Personally, I don't find a ch sound in German. In Tennessee the G is pronounced like the j in jump. There is a long story about how the sailors on an English ship pronounced it "Jarman."
I almost hate to ask, but how do you pronounce Julian? That was my father's name.

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