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And this is how I would say it. I'm guessing very few. We're northern too though. So, you say Daria the way that most Americans say Dahlia. Hi! I think I use one syllable - "towl" rhymes with owl. Most of the other characters called her DOLL-ya, but the actress playing her mother called her DALL-ya (like Dad), and I wonder how many people watching the show actually noticed the two pronunciations.

I think the consensus is that neither "ya" or "ee ah" is right or wrong.

I'm an American BTW. To hear the difference, check out forvo. var dfpSlots = {}; 'max': 36,

(The surname is fairly well-known in English because of the children's author Roald Dahl.). }; Subscribe to learn and pronounce a new word each day!

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} { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654149' }}, Oh, I was watching a British show recently and the book of Isaiah was mentioned. My husband really started to like Delia...and I didn't. { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_rightslot_flex' }}, googletag.pubads().setTargeting("sfr", "cdo_pronunciation"); http://www.behindthename.com/name/delia-1. Spelt like that, and in Britain, it's day-lia like the flower. You have earned {{app.voicePoint}} points. ...except it looks like someone at Forvo decided to do some cleaning up or something: all of your pronunciations have disappeared, as well as most of mine (and all of the relevant ones). "sign-out": "https://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/auth/signout?rid=READER_ID" Since you have exceeded your time limit, your recording has been stopped. I'm trying to wrap my head around towel and pal rhyming. { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_Billboard' }},

The "Daily" pronunciation uses the diphthong [eɪ]; [e] is another combo-only vowel, often called "eta" (like the Greek letter), and occuring in words like face, date, pain, dale. See also: dalia and Dalia I've replaced Dallas with dally and dalliance, does that help at all?

I guess in the future we need to use Karyn's method, except I don't have Dropbox or anything else where I could post stuff. How to pronounce the Dalai Lama.

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Seems like your pronunciation of dalia is not correct. Some people say they can barely hear the difference.

I'm really curious now about how similar our pronunciations are (and also how similar your voices are!). Please help/advise, Now we know why the govt were suppressing the schools infection data, Share your tips for removing household stains with Crown - £100 voucher to be won, Let's talk about learning to drive - Sign up for a focus group next week, Share your tips for a family night in with Goliath Games - £100 voucher to be won, Talk widget showing discussions of the day & trending threads, Subscribe to Mumsnet emails direct to your inbox. We've looked online and we've found several different pronunciations of the name Dahlia. bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776160', position: 'atf' }}, I would, gladly, but my computer has decided not to allow Forvo to use the microphone, and I don't know how to fix it. syncDelay: 3000

Spanish Pronunciation of Dalia.

Check out our actual pronunciations. Day-lee-uh is just weird. googletag.cmd = googletag.cmd || [];

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googletag.pubads().addEventListener('slotRenderEnded', function(event) { if (!event.isEmpty && event.slot.renderCallback) { event.slot.renderCallback(event); } }); - Dalyasan is a village in the District of Çubuk, Ankara Province, Turkey.

{ bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971081', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, Didn't recognize anyone on Forvo. Absentee Ballot vs. Mail-In Ballot: Is There A Difference? For the flower I would say Day-lia but for a name I would say Dar-lia. Therefore, it is listed in English dictionaries with pronunciation guides. Record the pronunciation of this word in your own voice and play it to listen to how you have pronounced it. It's possible that I'm saying "melk" when I think I'm saying milk, for example.

In terms of origins, the "Dolly" pronunciation is probably the most "correct", but it's kind of hard to describe reliably. or pronounce in different accent or variation ? Dalyala - Dalyala (Dhalyala) is a village found in Azad Kashmir in the Khari Sharif area of Pakistan it … { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_topslot' }}]}, Unfortunately, this browser does not support voice recording. Would you be happy to use it and pronounce it two different ways within the family? I've never heard this pronunciation for the name or flower, and I think Karyn is right that it's a British thing. I can see DAL-ya working ok, but DAY-lee-ya seems like a stretch.

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I wonder whether the Hungarian version, Dália, is a common pronunciation in other languages, because that could account for your use of "towel" as a sounds-like word.

I think the big difference between the OP's and her husband's pronunciations is not the number of syllables, but her husband's very odd vowel in the first syllable. }

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Which is the right way to pronounce the month Fevereiro in Portuguese. This is when my head spins. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654156' }}, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654157' }}, Well, I'm from the heart of the Northern Cities Vowel Shift, but not really the "white" part, and have parents from elsewhere and a grandmother who took elocution (my in-laws thought she was British when they first met), so I'm never quite sure what I sound like. Middle name for Davis ›. I agree that, in my expereince, the only pronunciation uncertainty with this name is whether it's three syllables Dahl (as in author Roald Dahl, or, yes, dolls one plays with) -- ee-uh, or two syllables Doll-Ya. Unfortunately, this device does not support voice recording, Click the record button again to finish recording. type: "cookie", expires: 365 { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_leftslot' }}]}, I can't believe that I never thought of doing this before!

I was under the impression it was pronounced DAL(like the beginning of Dallas, kind of rhymes with towel)-yuh. I'm in London.Have you considered Delia or Delilah?

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I would say daylia. We clearly need something more stable for this; I can appreciate Forvo not wanting a bunch of same-sounding pronunciations, but actual audio really does make these conversations so much better. FWIW, I'm pretty sure the "dale" pronunciation is standard in Britain; the OED lists this pronunciation first, but notes that it should "properly" have the vowel of barn or palm in the first syllable, presumably because the flower was named for a Swedish botanist named Dahl. It sounds almost like 'tell'. I figured that the voice memo was an easy and quick solution for the purposes of this discussion. It is also exactly the sound represented by á in Hungarian spelling: the aforementioned Dália can be written ['da: li jɑ] in IPA. name: "pubCommonId", params: { },{ Both pronunciations are correct. "authorizationFallbackResponse": { 'min': 0,

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Nope, not less ambiguous :). 'max': 30, So much fun! I say Day-lia. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346693' }},

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I've been speaking and writting it as long as I can rememmber, but sometimes pronouncing gets jumbled up with my 1st language.