How to pronounce Cochin

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cntrychick2, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. cntrychick2

    cntrychick2 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have heard it as cOchin and I have heard it sound like cAchin... so which is it... the O sound or the Ah sound??
     
  2. scbatz33

    scbatz33 No Vacancy, Belfry Full

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    I've always heard it pronounced with a long O
     
  3. krcote

    krcote Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Around here it's the O sound.
     
  4. itsiebitsiefarm

    itsiebitsiefarm Professional Egg Stacker

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  5. LydsZoo

    LydsZoo Out Of The Brooder

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    k-OH-chin... yuppers it's O... welll that's how I've heard it, anyway. Never heard cachin before.
     
  6. Medicine Man

    Medicine Man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sure it's wrong, but I call it "co-shin" because I thought they were French but they're not but I still say it taht way because I'm cool like that.
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    I always call them Co-Shin. With an emphasis on the O.
     
  8. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    On the west, and east coasts, along with the midwest here in MO, they've always been pronounced to me as CO-chin. The pronounciation Ca-chin I would've guessed came from "Baston" [​IMG] Guess I was wrong again? [​IMG]
     
  9. CluckyJay

    CluckyJay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its pronounced "Cau-Shaun". Don't you guys know anything. [​IMG] [​IMG]

    We always say "CO-chin".

    Its kind of like CleMAHtis or CleMAtis. Confusssssssing when different regions start comparing dialect. [​IMG]
     
  10. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings

    Around here we pronounce it co-chin except for that one family that says couch-in [​IMG]
     

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