Quiz: Bet You Can't Correctly Pronounce All Of These Irish Names

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How well can you pronounce Irish names?

From names like Cian to Aoife and Caoimhe, don't forget the hard 'c' when pronouncing these common Irish names.

 Oct 18, 2017

1 of 15Pick the correct pronunciation!

Pronounce, 'Aoife'.
A-fee
Oh-fee
Ee-fa

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Pronounce, 'Caoimhe'.
Cow-im-he
Cow-he
Kee-va or kwee-va

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Pronounce, 'Maeve'.
Meh-ve
May-ve
Mee-ve

4 of 15Pick the correct pronunciation!

Prounounce, 'Niamh'.
Name
Neev
N-eye-vah

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Pronounce, 'Saoirse'.
Say-or-see
Seer-sha
Say-or-s

6 of 15Pick the correct pronunciation!

Pronounce, 'Sinead'.
sin-aid
shi-nayd
sin-eed

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Pronounce, 'Cian'.
Kee-an
Keen
Si-an

8 of 15Pick the correct pronunciation!

Pronounce, 'Cillian'.
Kill-ee-an
Sil-ee-an
Sil-ee-on

9 of 15Pick the correct pronunciation!

Pronounce, 'Daithi'.
Die-thee
Dah-hee
Die-ah-thi

10 of 15Pick the correct pronunciation!

Pronounce, 'Eoin'.
Ee-in
Eh-een
O-en

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Pronounce, 'Oisin'.
Oi-sin
Uh-sheen
Eye-sign

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Pronounce, 'Seamus'.
Say-muss
Sea-muss
Shay-mus

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Pronounce, 'Sean'.
Sh-een
Shawn
K-ahn

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Pronounce, 'Siobhan'.
Shi-vox
Shi-vawn
Shi-voon

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Pronounce, 'Caena'.
Kay-nah
Kenna
See-nah
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