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#1 Guest_A_*

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Posted 17 May 2013 - 08:38 PM

We really like the name Elena, pronounced eleena, or enya. Preferences between the two? Middle name is most likely Karissma

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 08:22 AM

I like Elena, but I pronounce it el-AY-na; I'm not so keen on the el-EE-na pronunciation.

I think Enya Karissma flows better than Elena Karrisma.
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Posted 22 May 2013 - 01:48 PM

I LOVE Elina! (pronounced the way you said). It is the mn in my top baby names.

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 11:20 PM

To be honest, at first I wasn’t crazy about Elena being pronounced Eleena until Barbie spelled it Elina. This spelling makes more sense to me and still looks nice. I think more people would pronounce it correctly with this spelling.

To answer your question, I prefer Elena to Enya. (Most likely because I have such a strong association with Enya the singer.)

If you were looking for another pronunciation of Elena, I know a girl with this name who pronounces it Elle-en-ah.

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 05:06 PM

I agree with above posters. I read Elena as Ellen-uh, but Elina I automatically read as Ell-ee-na.

I also like Enya.

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 07:29 PM

Elena Prounced either way :wub:




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