[JPL] Pronunciation Help, Please

Juan-Carlos Valencia hjun98 at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 16 20:54:56 EST 2005

The correct way would be something like :

Set  +   Sheen  (without the n at the end)

I studied portuguese a couple of years ago to be able to pronounce
correctly the names of so many beloved brazilian artists...

Isnt it a very sensual language ?


Juan Carlos Valencia
UN Radio. 98.5 FM 
Bogota, Colombia

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> Hello All,
> I'm hoping for help from the Portuguese speakers out there. I just
> received 
> the disc of a 1976 Bola Sete concert  "Live at Grace Cathedral" and
> am not 
> sure of his last name. My station manager thinks he heard a
> Portuguese 
> speaker pronounce it <set> (as in set the table for me, please)
> when he saw 
> him live 20 years ago. My high school Spanish makes me want to
> pronounce it 
> <SAY tay>. The NEJRC guide is of no help as he's not listed.
> BTW....I 
> assume the first name is pronounced <BOH luh.> So I guess what I'm
> really 
> asking is how does one pronounce "seven" in Portuguese?
> Thanks in Advance,
>     Biz  

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