How do you pronounce?

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  1. Maxy24

    Maxy24 Active Member

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    How do you pronounce Cane Corso? I always thought it was cane (like a walking cane) Course O (pronounce letter o)

    At a Rally-O competition I went to someone had one (She was SO loving) and she said she was pronounced Con ay Course O (as if the e in cane had an accent on it). So how do you say it, I assumed she was right since she does own one.
     
  2. jess2416

    jess2416 Who woulda thought

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    I've always pronounced the way you said Cane Course-O lol
     
  3. I believe it is Con-yay course-oh
     
  4. HoundedByHounds

    HoundedByHounds Oh, it's *you*

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    Cah-ne Course-Oh
     
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    Bahamutt99 Dafuq?

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    These recent pronunciation threads have got me thinking. You know, I used to pronounce Bichon Frise "Bitchin' fries"? LOL
     
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    PWCorgi Priscilla Winifred Corgi

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    That is hilarious!

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  7. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    I always stumble over Cane Corso. I still want to know how to really pronounce Kooikerhondje too.
     
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    I am very bad with pronunciation !!! For some reason I've always said " Con "
     
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    Koi-ker-hond-ja

    (took me ten minutes and a friend repeating it to get me to say it right, I got tongue tied)
     
  10. mrose_s

    mrose_s BusterLove

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    oh... and fila? I've only heard someone refer to them in person once. They said "feela" but they're sentence was
    "I don't know what mix it is, the person we bought it from said it had some feela in it" so who knows.

    And Groenandael (sp?)???

    I've always said Cane Course-O. The more you know.

    There are heaps of breeds I can't pronounce because I've only read about them, not talked about them.
     
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    I have seen a difference in pronuncitation in Canada versus the US.

    But I guess it would be best to ask a connie owner ;)
     
  12. Dekka

    Dekka Just try me..

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    Yep. There are quite a few who show in the rarebreed club where we show the LHW. And that is how they say it.
     
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    Dizzy Sit! Good dog.

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    I think the end bit would be pronounced YA not JA.

    Koi-ker-hund-ya

    Gro-en-nan-daal

    ?
     
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    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    I say Fila as feela. I used to say Fill-a but I saw it broken down somewhere saying it was a long i.
     
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    It's pronunciations is "Kahn-ay Corso". Does that spelling help it better?
     
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    Take that up to the Dutch person I asked who owns them ;) When she was explaining it, that's how she wrote it.
     
  17. Dizzy

    Dizzy Sit! Good dog.

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    I'm not disputing that, but the dutch pronounce JA, YA.
     
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    Dizzy Sit! Good dog.

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    This was bugging me so I asked my old dutch friend.

    je means little. And is pronounced ya. Hond is obviously hound/dog. And the first part is pronounced koi-ker. D and T sound the same in the dutch language, so the hond, could be hont or hond... I reckon more on the side of hont like the german.

    So, the full pronounciation is.... *drum rolls*




    Koi-Ker-hont-ya.
     
  19. Maxy24

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    Thank you guys, now I have to get used to saying it that way :p I wondered about Fila a little, I always assumed it was Feel-a but I didn't really know.
     
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    I always wondered if it could be file-ah
     

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