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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 11-18-2002, 09:21 AM Thread Starter
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how to pronounce 's-Hertogenbosch?

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do you pronounce the last letters as S or Sh?
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thanks, I've pronounced it wrong
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Just call it Rosmalen
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even seen the x-files, one episode tells "h" is always silent in Dutch
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Not true, digital_roby. We do pronounce our h's, just not when it's preceeded by 's.
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thanks! But does 's-Hertogenbosch have any meaning? Where is it in the Netherlands? Hewitt once won the ATP there, didn't he?
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Thanks irma!

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it means the the wood of the duke. oh well that's my free translation, don't know the backgrounds

it's in Brabant. that's lying in the souther part of the netherlands
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thanks! But does 's-Hertogenbosch have any meaning? Where is it in the Netherlands? Hewitt once won the ATP there, didn't he?
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