A Conversation for Llanfairpwll­gwyngyll­gogerychwyrndrobwll­llantysilio­gogogoch, Anglesey, Wales

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Post 1

Occasional Hieroglyphic, wanderer in search of the exoteric

Come on, what we all REALLY want to know is how to pronounce it in English. Then again, I wonder how you would pronounce it in German or japanese!!!!

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Post 2


St Mary's church in the hollow of the white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and the church of St Tysilio of the red cave; ta-da, English pronounciation!

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Post 3

Researcher 246393

In Spanish:
La iglesia de Santo Maria en el hueco de los árboles pardos blancos cerca del torbellino rápido de Santo Tysilio de la cueva roja

In German:
Die Kirche von Heiligem Mary in der Höhle der weißen Haselnußbäume nahe dem schnellen Strudel durch Heiligen Tysilios der roten Höhle

In French:
L'église de Saint Mary dans la cavité des arbres noisette blancs près du tourbillon rapide par Saint Tysilio's de la caverne rouge

In Italian:
La chiesa di San Mary nella cavità degli alberi nocciola bianchi vicino al mulinello veloce da San Tysilio della caverna rossa

In Portugese:
A igreja de Saint Mary na cavidade das árvores côr de avelã brancas perto do whirlpool rápido por Saint Tysilio da caverna vermelha

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Post 4


Translation in Australian is "F&#@K thats a long name"

smiley - cheers haggis

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Post 5


In Dutch it translates as follows:

De kerk van de heilige Maria in de holte van de witte hazelaar in de buurt van een snelle draaikolk en de kerk van de heilige Tysilius van de rode grot

The German version's translation isn't quite correct. It should be

Die Kirche der Heiligen Maria in der Höhlung der weißen Haselnußbäume in der Nähe von dem schnellen Strudel und die Kirche des Heiligen Tysilios der roten Höhle.

PS Altavista has often inaccurate and incorrect (both grammar and words) translations

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