Help support TMP


"How do you pronounce "Joćo "?" Topic


13 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the Language Plus Board



778 hits since 11 Jan 2012
©1994-2017 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2012 5:05 p.m. PST

Obviously I do not speak Portuguese.

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian11 Jan 2012 5:07 p.m. PST

Can't you just ask him?

The Gray Ghost11 Jan 2012 5:08 p.m. PST

Portuguese for John right?
J as in justice
oao as in wow, minus the first w
or think chow with a soft j

Sergeant Paper11 Jan 2012 6:22 p.m. PST

My instructor pronounced it summat like "zho-oww"

Rassilon Inactive Member11 Jan 2012 6:35 p.m. PST

What Sarge said… perhaps even Zhu-ow

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2012 7:05 p.m. PST

Mandarin Portuguese, eh? grin
I never knew!

Whatisitgood4atwork12 Jan 2012 12:10 a.m. PST

<Mandarin Portuguese, eh?
I never knew!>

Shhh John, you're risking giving Gavin Menzies ideas for another silly book.

Sane Max Inactive Member12 Jan 2012 4:30 a.m. PST

zhu-wow rather than zhu-ow

Pat

SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER Inactive Member12 Jan 2012 7:48 a.m. PST

I've never had call too…

Henrix Inactive Member12 Jan 2012 8:38 a.m. PST

"Mandarin portuguese" – no, no, you're thinking of Macau portuguese, which is more like cantonese portuguese.

Mike G Inactive Member13 Jan 2012 3:34 p.m. PST

Just like it is spelled of course.

Last Hussar20 Jan 2012 9:21 a.m. PST

I don't

Altius Inactive Member20 Feb 2012 3:24 p.m. PST

I worked on a project in Portugal and one of the other managers there was named Joćo. Sgt Paper has it right, or at least that's how I heard it pronounced.

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.