How do you pronounce Mille Fleur?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by blaundee, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. blaundee

    blaundee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know how to say it.
     
  2. JenEric Farms

    JenEric Farms GOOGLE GENIUS

    Oct 31, 2007
    Maine
    Mille = Like Pill with an M instead of a P

    Fleur = Like Flurry without the extra ry at the end
     
  3. BlackBrookPoultry

    BlackBrookPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's French, so keep that in mind. It's pronounced "mil flir" I guess. I don't know how to write the pronounciation of Fleur (meaning flower)
     
  4. JenEric Farms

    JenEric Farms GOOGLE GENIUS

    Oct 31, 2007
    Maine
    I should say, this is how I pronounce it. Someone might come along and disagree...
     
  5. sreihart

    sreihart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hey thanks! I wanted to know that too : )
     
  6. Firearia

    Firearia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Good explanation, I speak French and that's as correct as you can get with a English explanation. Fleur is a bit different than flurry without the y, but I can't explain it in English.
     
  7. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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  8. JenEric Farms

    JenEric Farms GOOGLE GENIUS

    Oct 31, 2007
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    I think there might be a accent thing going on. I listed to what you posted and it sounds exactly like mill (pill with a m) to me.

    I live in Maine but I am from Tennessee.
     
  9. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:Did you listen to the first or second one on that page.
    I listened to the second one.

    Chris
     
  10. JenEric Farms

    JenEric Farms GOOGLE GENIUS

    Oct 31, 2007
    Maine
    I didn't notice there were two. They both sound different to me. [​IMG] Does that mean even the dictionary doesn't know which way to say it? [​IMG]
     

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