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Chantecler Chicken

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Preservation Acres, Jan 4, 2009.

  1. Preservation Acres

    Preservation Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's a question for you folks. I grew up in a home where French was the language of my parents, so I know exactly how to pronounce "Chantecler" if I were in Quebec where the breed originated, but how do we pronounce it in the States?

    In French... "Shaw Tay Clar-er" The "Clar-er" part is hard to translate into an English phonetic spelling, but you might get my drift.

    Thanks!
     
  2. seriousbill

    seriousbill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm, interesting. I've always heard it as "Shant'-uh-kler."
     
  3. Preservation Acres

    Preservation Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol. You know, I'm sitting here pronouncing both my version and yours, and I'm coming up with the same pronunciation. Too funny.

    This isn't easy on a message board. So does it sound like a French word when it's spoken in the States or is it something like "Chant-Clear?"
     

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