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How do you pronounce “Pokémon”?

Discussion in 'General Pokémon Discussion' started by Rune Knight, Jun 12, 2018.

  1. Rune Knight

    Rune Knight Member

    Po-kee-mon? Po-kay-mon? Po-keh-mon? Po-ka-mon? Poke-mon? Po-tay-to? Po-tah-to? Overall what’s your preference?
  2. Satoshi & Touko

    Satoshi & Touko The Gift that is Kawaii-ification <3

    I'm used to Poke-ay-mon. I'm used to an acute-accented E having a long A sound. :p
  3. WishIhadaManafi5

    WishIhadaManafi5 Werewolf of London

    I usually call it Poke-kay-mon.
  4. KyogreThunder

    KyogreThunder Call of Fate

    Po-kay-mon seems to be the most appropriate choice.
  5. Jirachi100

    Jirachi100 Kirby Fan

    I pronounce it Po-kee-mon but I know that's wrong and it's hard for me to change my habit after over 10 years.
  6. Cat's Eye Draco

    Cat's Eye Draco Well-Known Member

    I know "Po-kay-mon" is the correct pronunciation, but I usually say it so fast that it comes out "Po-ka-mon" anyway.
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  7. angelhernandez

    angelhernandez New Member

    poo-ke-mon in in spanish
  8. Reyzadren

    Reyzadren Arid trainer

    For anyone who knows IPA: /'poukeimɔn/

    Or, "poke-kay-mon" like most everyone else :p
  9. LiepardTrainer

    LiepardTrainer *mreow*


    in Spanish Latin American accent, since its what I speak, and watching anime many times in Spanish (Latin American dub) I grown accustomed to it

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