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Posted 19 December 2012 - 09:30 PM
I saw the name B'Elanna (girl) today. WTF is with that?! I'm guessing it's pronounced Bell-Anna?
Posted 19 December 2012 - 09:37 PM
Is that from Star Trek? If so, they pronounce it Bah-lana with a very short 'a' sound at the start. Almost like you're saying banana with an L.
Posted 19 December 2012 - 09:43 PM
Yes its from Star Trek Voyager, the character is half-Klingon. Its actually a really nice name and pronounced bel-arna.
Posted 19 December 2012 - 09:44 PM
Oh, that sounds better (bah-lana). Pity there's isn't a less bogan looking way to spell it
Posted 19 December 2012 - 09:53 PM
Klingons are bogan? Surely only if their ships have sick spoilers?
Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:57 AM
Im not a fan of apostrophes in names - but Belana sounds a nice enough name - I dont watch Startrek so the reference means nothing to me.
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