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tib2d2
05-08-2014, 03:08 PM
How do you pronounce "Feige"?

KurtW95
05-08-2014, 03:12 PM
I used to think it was pronounced Fige, but I have learned that the correct way is Fie-gy. Kind of like Nike.

rx-78-2
05-08-2014, 03:12 PM
I've heard Robert Downy Jr. pronunce it 'Fay-gi'.

tib2d2
05-08-2014, 03:22 PM
Yeah, I've heard it like "Fay-gee" as well. Is that the right way?

Ravin' Ray
05-08-2014, 03:27 PM
I moved this to the Community forum as it does not strictly deal with Marvel comics.

Mormel
05-08-2014, 03:30 PM
I've heard folks in a podcast pronounce it as 'fye-gee' (with a hard G), to rhyme with Nike as Kurt said above.

But the spelling of the name reminds me of the German word Feige, which means 'fig', as in the fruit. If the name is of German origin, then it would be pronounced more or less as 'Fye-guh', with the final 'e' pronounced as a schwa (like the 'e' in 'battery').

Lt Trouble
05-08-2014, 05:28 PM
Huh, I imagined it as sounding like "fayjh".

Okay, here's another one, since the ice on this topic is broken - David Aja. Is that "A-ha"? I've never met anyone with that name.

thespianphryne
05-08-2014, 05:36 PM
Huh, I imagined it as sounding like "fayjh".

Okay, here's another one, since the ice on this topic is broken - David Aja. Is that "A-ha"? I've never met anyone with that name.

yeah, it's AA-ha. Stress is on the first syllable. I guess it's a Spanish name. Cause my pal with the last name Aja is Cuban.

Sprite
05-08-2014, 06:11 PM
yeah, it's AA-ha. Stress is on the first syllable. I guess it's a Spanish name. Cause my pal with the last name Aja is Cuban.

Heh, I've been pronouncing it wrong this whole time. :p