Quiz: You'll Only Be Able To Pronounce These Names If You Grew Up Irish

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If you think English spelling is complicated ...

You probably know popular Irish names from their Anglicized versions, but this quiz tests you knowledge of their Irish Gaelic spellings.

 Mar 25, 2017
1 of 10Pick your answer!
The "S" in the name "Sean" is pronounced most like the English ________.
CH in cheese
SH in ship
S in sea
2 of 10Pick your answer!
The "BH" in the name "Siobhán" is pronounced most like English ______.
TH in brother
B in boat
V in violet
3 of 10Pick your answer!
The last syllable of the Irish name "Sinéad" rhymes with English _______.
fade
fad
feed
4 of 10Pick your answer!
The MH in the Irish name "Caoimhín" is pronounced most like English _______.
M in mix
V in violet
B in boy
5 of 10Pick your answer!
The Irish name "Maedhbh" most closely rhymes with the English word ______.
salve
save
sieve
6 of 10Pick your answer!
Which vowel in the name "Liam" is silent?
The A
Neither
The I
7 of 10Pick your answer!
The C in the Irish name "Caoimhín" is pronounced most like English _______.
K in king
CH in cheese
S in sea
8 of 10Pick your answer!
The P in the name "Proinsias" is pronounced most like English _______.
B in boy
P in pen
F in fish
9 of 10Pick your answer!
The TH in the Irish name "Cathal" is pronounced most like _____.
H in hat
TH in "think"
TH in "brother"
10 of 10Pick your answer!
What sound does DH make in the middle or end of most Irish names?
silent
TH in brother
TH in think
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