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Two pronunciation questions

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by EggyErin, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. EggyErin

    EggyErin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Naive perhaps, but Chicken has its own vocabulary.[​IMG]
    Chook - Like juke? or like book?
    Cochin - "kin" or "chin?"
    d'Uccle - "duke-la" or ???

    Any other words to clarify?
     
  2. Alexis

    Alexis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Theses are great questions, and just think, probably a hundred other people had the same ones!

    Chook/Book

    Cochin/Co'-chin

    D'Uccle Dew-clay'

    Hope that helps!
     
  3. EggyErin

    EggyErin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes - thank you! Now if I can just remember all that.[​IMG]
     
  4. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    My kids call the d'uccles polka dot chickens, works for them.
     
  5. EggyErin

    EggyErin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Another one: Valbazen
    VAL ba zen or val BAY zen?
     
  6. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Quote:chook like book
    cochin like chin
    d'Uccle like duh-eww'-kull (The French pronunciation would be dew-clay. They are a Belgian breed.)

    If you google it, there is a pronunciation that is audible for Uccle, Belgium. They say the word "Uccle" so you can hear it.
    But many many folks say dew-clay. Even my DH says dew-clay.
     
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2011
  7. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Quote:I say val ba' zen.
     
  8. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:[​IMG]
     
  9. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Quote:[​IMG]

    Except that not all d'uccles (duckels) are polka dotted [​IMG]
     
  10. rcentner

    rcentner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    before I was corrected by a local breeder, I would say cock-in instead of co-chin [​IMG] I am sure they got a laugh outta that one!
     

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