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There are 3 significant pronunciations of Genghis Khan that I"ve heard. One of them entails a different spelling change also. I like the one wright here g sounds favor a j as in joy. Which execute you prefer?
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I"ve just heard of (phonetically):Gen-gisandChen - giz.I"m so provided to hearing Genghis through a hard G that for me that is his name.
I spell it Genghis Khan and pronounce it Chengiz Khan.How carry out you civilization pronounce Khan? Kan or Khan as the ch in Gerguy "achtung"?
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I spell it Genghis Khan and also pronounce it Chengiz Khan.How execute you civilization pronounce Khan? Kan or Khan as the ch in Germale "achtung"?
I think officially in the mongolic language it"s IPA: (in various other words, the German achtung thingy), however all English speakers basically say "kan"
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"Chinngis" is the way it is pronounced and spelt in Mongolia. I recognize this from my in depth study right into the country and also its culture as soon as I checked out some years back, and also bereason this is how it is spelt on the beer cans.
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In Timeless Mongolian, it"s written as Chinggis Hagan. Modern Mongolian drops the g in Hagan and pronounce it as Haan. The cyrillic spelling of the Khalkha(Mongolia) pronunciation is Чингис хаан. Which in Latin transcription, have to be Chingis Haan.
Here it"s various, it"s composed Džingiskan (dʒingiskɑn), which leaves no space for false pronunciation.

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