Question to pronounciation of Levi's

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  1. Murasame

    Murasame CHIMICHANGAS

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    I have a question...
    is it Lee-vise or Leh-viz? ;) 

    I'd say it's the latter, because his name is german and thus should be pronounced that way. And I'm sure I heard that in a commercial. Than I checked YouTube and they pronounced it Lee-vise.

    Or is both correct?
     
  2. rattrap007

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    Lee-Vise
     
  3. KnightSaberAmi

    KnightSaberAmi Nyan Nyan

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    Lee-vies definitely...now I have the levy's song stuck in my head :lol 
     
  4. Razorclaw

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    Leh-viz. That's what they're called in my country.
     
  5. *Soundwave*

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    Levi's (pronounced "smeg-mah")
     
  6. Lance Halberd

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    Levi Strauss may have come from Bavaria, but Levi Strauss & Co. is an American-headquartered company, and therefore the American pronunciation of "Lee-vize" (rhymes with "size") is the preferred if not correct pronounciation.
     
  7. Murasame

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    OK, I go with that one! :lol 


    Thanks everyone :) 
     
  8. Chaos Muffin

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    I pronounce it Bijorkniggooternagan. But of course, that's using the metric alphabet.
     
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