How do you say the word Araucana

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by paganfish, Oct 29, 2007.

  1. paganfish

    paganfish Songster

    Sep 15, 2007
    Fleming, Colorado
    Is it AURA-kana? ah-RAU-ka-na? arauk-NA?

    I've always said "ah-rau-ka-NA"

  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    I don't know what the proper is, but I pronounce it the way you do. [​IMG]
  3. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    In my head I've always pronounced it with the accent on the middle syllable. But I've never had to say the word out loud, or heard it out loud, for that matter, because the only people I know who have chickens are YOU GUYS!
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

  5. cruelshoes

    cruelshoes In the Brooder

    Aug 3, 2007
    Washington State
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    cruelshoes, that's the way I've always pronounced it. I have always been good with spelling, etc, but it was weird to hear the different speakers on the website I mentioned say it differently than each other. I still will say Ar uh KAH nuh.
  7. paganfish

    paganfish Songster

    Sep 15, 2007
    Fleming, Colorado
    Thanks You All...I tried that website and it is pronounced the way my friend Gail does Ah-rAU-Kana!

    Who knew?

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