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Pronunciation Question????

How do YOU say it?
HAVE-A-KNEES....or.....HAA-VAA-KNEES???

I have BOTH from "Experts"...what is the consensus here? ~Pamela
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Havana is pronounced Huh-va-nuh....so I pronounce them Haa-vaa-nees

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I prefer Have-a-knees.
I hate the Huuuvaaknees, eww!


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You live not far from me...good to know what the "locals" are saying. ~Pamela
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Have-anese. Like, Have-ana, Cuba!

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It looks like it depends on how you pronounce Havana!

Is it "toe may toe" or "toe mah toe"?


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Well, the Cubans say Havana, Have-Ana, sooo I'm gonna go with they're right. LOL!

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Well, the Cubans say Havana, Have-Ana, sooo I'm gonna go with they're right. LOL!
Actually, my Cuban neighbors call it "'Abana" silent "h" and /b/ instead of /v/

I say Have-uh-knees

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I'm with the Have a knees group. Then it's easier to say Have-a-what?

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Actually, my Cuban neighbors call it "'Abana" silent "h" and /b/ instead of /v/
So then it would be Aban-ease
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