How to pronounce Taita

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How to pronounce Taita

Postby Bids » Mon Dec 10, 2012 6:21 am

Hi guys,

Apologies if this has already been covered but its something that has bugged me for years and wanted to know if any of you know the proper pronunciation of Taita

In my mind when reading I read it as Tay-ee-ta

Does anyone know if this is right or what it's ment to be or how u read it

Thanks in advance :)
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Re: How to pronounce Taita

Postby tedd » Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:06 am

I think it's probably Tah-ee-ta tedd
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Re: How to pronounce Taita

Postby Captain Reactionary » Sat Dec 20, 2014 3:35 pm

MY own personal inner voice pronounces it "tie-tah", although I think it's probably intended to sound as "tay-tah".
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Re: How to pronounce Taita

Postby Matbow » Sat Dec 20, 2014 9:01 pm

"Tie-ee-tah" is how Wilbur pronounces it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yn5LigIiXII&t=0m19s
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Re: How to pronounce Taita

Postby tedd » Sun Dec 21, 2014 4:01 am

Yes Matbow - but WS is from southern Africa and he HAS to pronounce TAH as TIE - it's in the blood, The proper pronunciation is TAH - heh!heh!heh!
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Re: How to pronounce Taita

Postby jeffw » Sun Dec 21, 2014 7:40 am

Reckon its "Ta-Titi-Ta-Ta' for now . :lol:
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Re: How to pronounce Taita

Postby jeffw » Sun Dec 21, 2014 9:51 am

Actually guys, got that wrong, Taita is the afterlife equivalent for, Bob. 8)
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Re: How to pronounce Taita

Postby tedd » Sun Dec 21, 2014 7:31 pm

jeffw wrote:Actually guys, got that wrong, Taita is the afterlife equivalent for, Bob. 8)
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Re: How to pronounce Taita

Postby johnrogers » Sun Dec 21, 2014 8:35 pm

tedd wrote:
jeffw wrote:Actually guys, got that wrong, Taita is the afterlife equivalent for, Bob. 8)
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I'm still working on this Jeff



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