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PostSubject: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 01:20

I've not been paying attention to the name changes for eldar but I keep looking at "Drukhari" and thinking "Drew Carey" ... That can't be right- (unless the new catch phrase is "price is wrong.")

How is Drukhari supposed to be pronounced?
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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 01:42

It's a made up word, make up a pronunciation. I call them "Daiquiri".

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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 02:02

I myself pronounce it as Dru-Car-E with the A in car being a bit long. I think it sounds good that way myself.
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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 06:47

I pronounce it more like German. I'll try writing it down the way an English speaker would write it:
Drou (as in you)
Kar (as in scar)
Eee
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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 09:20

I pronounce it "True Kin" or "Dark Eldar".

But if a GW legal team break into my home and hold a gun to my head, "Drou" as in "Dragon" and "You", "Car" as in "Car", and "Ee" as in "the letter E"
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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 09:23

@CptMetal wrote:
I pronounce it more like German. I'll try writing it down the way an English speaker would write it:
Drou (as in you)
Kar (as in scar)
Eee

This ^^

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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 09:34

I still thenk the U should have been an A
So I just pronounce it like
drak (track)
Ha (don't know how to say this one, a long aa like Bhaal)
ri (as in read)

DrouKarEee still sounds to much like drewcarey if you say it fist in my mind
I would then go for Druk (as in truck) and hari as I said above
But Drakhari just sounds better to me XD
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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 10:10

It's Drew Curry. Really.
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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 10:29

I say it drew-car-ee, but am not above a little light joshing with Drew Carey.

But to be fully honest, I'll probably continue to pronoune it Dark El-dar.
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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 10:40

Drou
Khkh
Aaa (british A not american ae)
Ree

With the emphatis on Khkh.

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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 10:53

@ squidmaster I think the way you continue to pronounce it is perfect.
Let's all practice it for a bit XD
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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 12:00

Drug Harry?

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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 12:17

Not bad that one, I bet one of the people who came up with the name thought something similar, the bastard for calling us Harry.
Or maybe make it more like Drug carry, cause you know we all carry drugs XD
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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 17:04

This is what you do.
1.Listen to this song. ->New dark eldar theme song.
2.Swap the first "YA" in his name for "DRU"
3.Congratulations, your life is ruined.
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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 17:21

@Scrz wrote:
This is what you do.
1.Listen to this song. ->New dark eldar theme song.
2.Swap the first "YA" in his name for "DRU"
3.Congratulations, your life is ruined.



What.........did you just..........make me............watch...........
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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 17:22



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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 17:51

I have two ways of pronouncing it, True Kin, and Dark Eldar.
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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 18:48

@Skulnbonz wrote:


Ahhhhhh...
All this energy call my soul
Back in to the warp
It's such a crude attitude
It's back with she who thirsts

All the little curs growing up in Corespur
Go "Commorragh rocks!", "Commorragh rocks!"
Jumpin' Jain zhar  and slicin' Drazhar
Go "Commorragh rocks!", "Commorragh rocks!"
"Commorragh rocks!"
"Commorragh rocks!"
...

Asdrubeal knows but he don't care
He's got his worries too
stolen suns and the Khaine's Gate
And a dysjunction  too

"Commorragh rocks!"
"Commorragh rocks!"
....
melody


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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Fri May 19 2017, 20:03

Wtf??
Demons have invaded Commorragh after all...
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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Sat May 20 2017, 12:38


(from Twitter)

But on topic, I'll go with CptMetal, but with the emphasis on the middle syllable, and as much guttural 'kkhh' and r-rolling as I can... drou-KAR-eee
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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Sat May 20 2017, 13:35

@Scrz wrote:
@Skulnbonz wrote:


Ahhhhhh...
All this energy call my soul
Back in to the warp
It's such a crude attitude
It's back with she who thirsts

All the little curs growing up in Corespur
Go "Commorragh rocks!", "Commorragh rocks!"
Jumpin' Jain zhar  and slicin' Drazhar
Go "Commorragh rocks!", "Commorragh rocks!"
"Commorragh rocks!"
"Commorragh rocks!"
...

Asdrubeal knows but he don't care
He's got his worries too
stolen suns and the Khaine's Gate
And a dysjunction  too

"Commorragh rocks!"
"Commorragh rocks!"
....
melody

You win!

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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Sun May 21 2017, 01:52

@Count Adhemar wrote:
@CptMetal wrote:
I pronounce it more like German. I'll try writing it down the way an English speaker would write it:
Drou (as in you)
Kar (as in scar)
Eee

This ^^

I make the "h" the "ch" sound in "chutzpah", and I emphasize the "char" part in the middle that this creates.  Get into your best, "I-will-always-be-better-than-you"-arrogant, moustache-twirling, overly-theatrical villain voice and if you're like me you can really have fun with it.

Above all bring out your inner child.  Make up names like you're the best gorram namer of names in all of the multi-verse and be proud of your creations.  cheers

When I am feeling extra-villainous I roll the "r".

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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Mon May 29 2017, 18:45

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PostSubject: Re: Drukhari pronunciation   Mon May 29 2017, 19:52

Fwuhahahahah lol!

Too good, too good by half!

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