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  1. Shepherdess

    Shepherdess Well-Known Member

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    Elodie

    I love the name however, when I say it the "O" is not really emphasized so it sounds like Elidie, which after lots of online searching I've realised that that spelling does not exist.

    I know 1 person called Elodie and when everyone says her name it's said with an "I" rather than the "O" but it's still quite uncommon and I'm worried people will empathise the "O"

    my husband is saying not to worry as when people say Melody no one emphasizes the "O" which makes sense but I'm not sure if that's a northern thing

    any opinions?
     
  2. GBLiz

    GBLiz Well-Known Member

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    i know an elodie and i guess i say it like melody which is mella-dee / ella-dee
     
  3. claire_louise9

    claire_louise9 Well-Known Member

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    I agree what liz says about melody and elodie but I would the O in both names . There's a kids program can't remember what it is and they say it like that too.
     
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  4. Shepherdess

    Shepherdess Well-Known Member

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    yeah I've watched Melody but I didn't think it did sound like they emphasise the O
     
  5. claire_louise9

    claire_louise9 Well-Known Member

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    There's a kids program call zou they have a elodie on there
     
  6. snowbee

    snowbee Well-Known Member

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    I only know one and she pronounces it El Od ee. Not heard it with an I before.

    I would pronounce the O in Melody too.
     

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