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how to pronounce 's-Hertogenbosch?

digital_roby
11-18-2002, 09:21 AM
's-Hertogenbosch

how to pronounce?

irma
11-18-2002, 09:44 AM
sertogenbos

Nina
11-18-2002, 01:50 PM
do you pronounce the last letters as S or Sh?

irma
11-18-2002, 07:05 PM
as in boss

Nina
11-18-2002, 08:34 PM
thanks, I've pronounced it wrong

TheBoiledEgg
11-18-2002, 09:39 PM
Just call it Rosmalen
makes life alot easier ;)

digital_roby
11-19-2002, 08:42 AM
even seen the x-files, one episode tells "h" is always silent in Dutch

Upper Goddess
11-19-2002, 10:54 AM
Not true, digital_roby. We do pronounce our h's, just not when it's preceeded by 's.

digital_roby
11-19-2002, 01:36 PM
thanks! But does 's-Hertogenbosch have any meaning? Where is it in the Netherlands? Hewitt once won the ATP there, didn't he?

King Aaron
11-19-2002, 03:13 PM
Thanks irma! :D

lol at Eggy!

irma
11-19-2002, 06:27 PM
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

Nina
11-19-2002, 06:29 PM
Originally posted by digital_roby
thanks! But does 's-Hertogenbosch have any meaning? Where is it in the Netherlands? Hewitt once won the ATP there, didn't he?

he did