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Help with name origin/pronunciation?
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Posted 11 February 2013 - 08:11 PM
We are thinking of Danika or Danica for a girls name
Just wanted to get some help with understanding how each spelling is pronounced, and whether there are different cultural origins for the variations?
I *think* we want to pronounce it da-nee-ka (dah-knee-ka?) - I'm not very good with reading/writing the way to pronounce names!
There's so many rubbish name sites out there, I'm not sure where to look for info!
Posted 11 February 2013 - 09:57 PM
I'd pronounce it the same way from Czech
Posted 11 February 2013 - 10:30 PM
For me Danica is [dah-NIT-sah]. I taught several in my time who hailed from Serbia and Croatia. I'm no expert though.
Danika for me is [DAN-i-kah]. I have heard the rendition with the 'knee' and it does not appeal.
Edited by Gudrun, 11 February 2013 - 10:35 PM.
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