Energon? How do you say it? xD

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  1. AllSpark Shard

    AllSpark Shard Squirrel-flattener

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    Hello...Well yeah, thats what I have been wondering for some time.

    Ive noticed it is pronounced slightly different in the different incarnations of the Transformers.

    In the G1 cartoon, it was pronunced "Ener-john" kinda like that. Similar to energy, only that and o replaces the y.

    In the Michael Bay movies, it is alsp pronounced "Ener-john", but also there are some individuals that pronounce it "Ener-gohn", the go syllable sounding like the one in gospel.

    Optimus pronounces it Ener-john, also Megatron, also Jetfire. But Starscream pronounces it "Ener-gohn", in ROTF, in the bit when he says "Without more Energon, the Hatchlings will gonna keep dying"

    I speak japanese, italian, english and my mother language is spanish, and in the latin-american spanish dubbing of the G1 cartoon, the word was pronounced "Ener-gohn", just like Starscream says it in ROTF.

    So, whats the correct form? At least in english, which would be the true form.
     
  2. Ace Convoy

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    I prefer Ener-jyn

    but I say Ener-John
     
  3. UnicronFTW

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    The filter on Starscreams voice makes it sound like "N-er-gone", but it's legit prounounciation is N-er-John.
     
  4. Shelbo

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    I always pronounce it "Ener-john" and i'm pretty sure that's how you say it.

    Now I'm going to have to find a clip of Starscream on Youtube.....
     
  5. Hellscream15

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    I know the movies by heart, and starscream never pronounces it like that.
     
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    Indeed. He's actually saying it correctly.

    "Energon" is a Sci-fication on "Energy." It's proper and only pronounciation is "Ener-John."
     
  7. Chris McFeely

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    Yeah, that's just a slightly heavy filter on Starscream's voice obscuring his pronunciation of it. He's saying it right.

    However! In one solitary instance in the RiD cartoon, Megatron did incorrectly pronounce it "Ener-gone", so at least one alternate (well, WRONG) pronunciation has slipped through the cracks in the past.
     
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    I would go with the G1 announciation.
     
  9. jametron

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    Alright, now that the Energon pronunciation is wrapped up let's talk about this word... did you just make this up??

    I love it! :lol 
     
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    New Zealanders say inna-john bro, ;)  I say Enna-john being an Aussie
     
  11. OptimusPancake

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    ener-jim
     
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    Wat chi née hi

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    Ener-john
     
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    Elton-John
    Earthworm-Jim
     
  15. cappeca

    cappeca wtf is this?

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    Brazilians say Ener-gone. In portuguese, it's incorrect to pronounce -go- as -jo-, in any instance.
     
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    Ener-john
     

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