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Pokemon Names You Pronounced Wrong

Discussion in 'Poképolls' started by Angeltripper, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. Nightfall_

    Nightfall_ Gamer Extrodinare

    Charm - E - card

    Char - I - Zatd
  2. legoslayer10

    legoslayer10 Legendary Master

    I always pronounced Misdreavous Miss-dreev-ee-us instead of the correct. i remember really messing up arceus. at first, I called it Ar-see-us, like many, but when I seen the Pokemon: Rise of Darkrai movie, and I thought that Game Freak really screwed with us, I called it by the name of that song, ah-rah-see-ahn, then the movie 9 came out and I felt so stupid. I called Grotle grow-tul. Then Black and White came out and I called Deino Dye-no. I can keep going, but i don't want to kill myself.
  3. thatjeremykid

    thatjeremykid .Memento.Mori.

    is it not DIE-NO? it's evolutionary chains names all contain german one, two, and three. ein, zwei, drei.
  4. DarkLatios

    DarkLatios SHINE GET

    A LOT of these, but some of my worst ones include:

    Suicune: Suicide. Yep, I literally thought the name of a legendary Pokemon was the act of taking ones own life. Kill me.
    Kyogre: Kai-O-Gree
    Groudon: Grow-Dun
    Magby: Mag Bye
    Exploud: Explode
    Manectric: Manc Tric
    Anorith: Anorth
    Lucario: Luck Rio
    Conkeldurr: Conk Elder
    Darmanitan: Dar man eyetan
    Beheeyem: Beeheeyem (thought it was called this until a few months ago actually)
    Bisharp: Bye Sharp
  5. wobbanut

    wobbanut Team Awesome

    Oh, I remembered another one I used to pronounce wrong. I remember thinking Chimecho was pronouned "chime-cho", not "chime-ek-ko".
  6. Del Mundo

    Del Mundo Ghost Fan

    ~hip - poh - don vs. hip - pow - don
    ~for some reason, they always pronounce Larvitar as lar - vay - tar, on the show
    ~I was a little upset hearing people in the movie saying "ark - ee -us" The c before the e clearly indicates an s sound. Jeez....

    And as for putting the right stress on the syllables in pokemon names; You will know how to pronounce the Pokemon as long as you know the portmanteau.

    For example: Conkeldurr: the "nk" will make your throat cringe like in "spank" but Conkeldurr is a portmanteau of "concrete" and "elder" So I'm pretty sure that it's pronounced, "con - kell - durr"

    Reuniclus is another. It is a portmanteau of "reunite" and "homunculus" So the pronounciation should be "Ree - yoon - ih - clus"
  7. Epouvantail

    Epouvantail the taste

    I use to pronounce any name with a soft c incorrectly, I.E. Sceptile.
    But the one I used to butcher to death was farfetch'd, no seriously, I used to say "fair-etch-dee", I don't know how I managed to make that mistake for several years.
  8. usernames

    usernames Active Member

    me too! and i also thought Archen n Archeops were pronounced "Ar-chen and Ar-che-ops" not " Ar-kin and Ar-kee-ops"
  9. Finch.

    Finch. Sunlight, sunlight~

    I remember pronouncing Gyarados Gai-Arrr-ih-Dos, and I pronounced Suicune and Soo-ee-soon.

    I think that's all, but I'm probably forgetting a few.

    Edit: -Oh! I pronounced Salamence Say-la-mence.
    Last edited: May 4, 2012
  10. zozo

    zozo SLIMED!

    The two I can think of offhand are:

    Pronouncing Lugia as Lou-JEE-ah and pronouncing Scizor as see-zore (the way Scizor says his own name in SSBM) instead of SIZ-ore the way it's done in the anime.

    I was especially disappointed in the way Lugia is pronounced. It sounds like a fancy name for spitting. :(

    Hmm... then there was the fact that I always called Gyarados guy-RA-dose because I had always read the name so fast that I missed the first "a".
  11. The Joker.

    The Joker. Gone.

    I used to call Kyogre "Ky- Rogue" when I was younger and suicune "SOO-SWENE". I dont know why.
  12. xDWarrior

    xDWarrior Well-Known Member

    [ filler ]
  13. I used to call Giratina, Gee-rah-ty-nah.
  14. Lanik

    Lanik Well-Known Member

    Before I saw the 14th movie, I thought hydreigon was pronounced hai-drey-gawn, but Iris cleared that up by saying hai-drai-guhn.
  15. Aura Of Twilight

    Aura Of Twilight Forever Clueless


    I used to pronounce it something like: "Um-brell-aeon. lol
  16. PandakoPanda

    PandakoPanda Anundo celebrity

    Well, I call Arceus are-kay-us.
    Rattata is said like Rat-atta in one word very quickly. My friend says it's Ruh-tatta, but I don't know if that's right nor do I care D:
    Regice is said like Reji-ice. It was said like that in the Lucario movie.

    Once, when I was little, I read Qwilfish as Owlfish. I was quickly set straight by my older sister and her friend though.
  17. CarneysRage

    CarneysRage Active Member

    I refuse to pronounce Sceptile "Septile". I'll always say "Skeptile". And I said cranidos "cran-ih-dos" not "cray-nee-dos". I get the reasoning for the second way, but it just sounds dumb to me.
  18. Missingno.Fan

    Missingno.Fan Well-Known Member

    I used to call Chimecho chime-cho.
  19. These. I always pronounced them wrong.
  20. Silver Bolt

    Silver Bolt Undying flames

    I used to say Ga-ya-ray-dos instead of Gyarados when I was younger. No idea why. And I refuse to say stuff like Ar-key-us. I'll always say Are-seh-oos because the other thing just sounds wrong and stupid to me.

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