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      02-01-2008, 03:15 PM   #1
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How is Dinan Pronounced?

I know; it's kind of a silly question, but I always pronounced Dinan like Deye-nan.

I've heard that some people pronounce it Di-nan (like the same i sound in dig).
I was curious what the correct pronunciation was.
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i thought Die-nen
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call them and they'll tell you.
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call them and they'll tell you.
that's true...

fwiw I've always thought it was die-nen as well....
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call them and they'll tell you.
wait, what if their customer service or the person who answers is outsourced to like... INDIAAAAAAAAAA
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it's pronounced Die-Nan, if you call the number the chick will welcome you and she'll tell you how it's pronounced.
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wait, what if their customer service or the person who answers is outsourced to like... INDIAAAAAAAAAA
Then the pronouncitation will shift to Die - Naan(bread)



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I know someone who pronounced as Danone, as the yogurt. I tell them, Danone is a yogurt. It's like telling people, Vtech is a phone.
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i thought Die-nen

thats how i say it
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I pronounce it dih-nahn.
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I pronounce it dih-nahn.

Nope, Dye-Nan..
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Die-Nan is too hard to say. I like Dee-Nan better...
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i thought Die-nen
correcto.

i took a tour of the dinan facility in morgan hill with steve dinan back in 2004. that's how he pronounced it.
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correcto.

i took a tour of the dinan facility in morgan hill with steve dinan back in 2004. that's how he pronounced it.
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^ hahaha

that said, majority of the people in the bay area pronounce it die-nen. i always snicker when i hear somebody call in dee-nin or something else.
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It's pronounced "Rip-off"
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Wow, it's pronounced dye-nahn? I always thought it was dee-nen.
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