[JPL] Pronunciation Help, Please

Flavia R.A.C.Mariano flavia at cesarcamargomariano.com
Thu Mar 17 17:25:06 EST 2005

Hello Thomas
I am Brazilian, and in my opinion "BHOLAH SETCHI"  would be the closest 
phonetic pronunciation of his name (Bola Sete).

Hope this helps,

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Thomas M "Biz" Bisard" <mrbiz at torchlake.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2005 4:24 PM
Subject: [JPL] Pronunciation Help, Please

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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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