How to pronunce "Mal-"?

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How to pronunce "Mal-"?

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I am new in BfW and I am curious about how to pronounce the "Mal"? /mɔl/?


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Re: How to pronunce "Mal-"?

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Does it matter? Seems kind of random and pointless to bring up...

but personally, I pronounce it "Mol"
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M-uh-l for me, if pronounced that way, it means "evil" in spanish... which is also written mal... so yeah.
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I pronounce it "Mah - ll" as it is spelt.

"Mah" as in Mallet, Match, Maggie, etc.
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bigkahuna wrote:I pronounce it "Mah - ll" as it is spelt.

"Mah" as in Mallet, Match, Maggie, etc.
That seems to be the most natural pronunciation in English. It never occurred to me to say it otherwise. It seems like a lot of languages don't really use that vowel sound, though. :hmm:
It's spelled "definitely", not "definately". "Defiantly" is a different word entirely.
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Re: How to pronunce "Mal-"?

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without moving your lips or tounge, since Skeletons and Liches don't have these.
...apparenly we can't go with it or something.
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Midnight_Carnival wrote:without moving your lips or tounge, since Skeletons and Liches don't have these.
:lol2:
Although lots of people besides undead would be saying it.


I've never even thought about this before, personally. I've always just assumed it rhymed with pal.
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Liches don't have wind pipes, for that matter.

I pronounce it in my throat. The a sound is more British, "ah"
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I pronounce it 'mal' as in 'malicious'. Punny, is it not?
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sur.nhm wrote:I pronounce it 'mal' as in 'malicious'. Punny, is it not?
I pronounce it just Mal. EDIT: Like (ma-huhl) I mean.
Though when talking about a lich, I say "clck": you can't really do much more than clatter bones when you're a skeleton...
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Re: How to pronunce "Mal-"?

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sur.nhm wrote:I pronounce it 'mal' as in 'malicious'. Punny, is it not?
There you go. Malicious, malignant, malefactor, malcontent, malfunction, maladjusted, malevolent, malfeasance ...

From the Latin "malus" meaning bad or evil.
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Though when talking about a lich, I say "clck": you can't really do much more than clatter bones when you're a skeleton...
Aah, from the Latin "clckclckclckclck!" meaning "it's bloody cold out here!"
...apparenly we can't go with it or something.
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Re: How to pronunce "Mal-"?

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I just say "Maal." Or perhaps "Maahl?"
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Re: How to pronunce "Mal-"?

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I pronounce it "Mal" like in "Baal" as "mal" means "evil" in French and is pronounced this way.
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