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"How do you pronounce "Joćo "?" Topic

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Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2012 6:05 p.m. PST

Obviously I do not speak Portuguese.

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian11 Jan 2012 6:07 p.m. PST

Can't you just ask him?

The Gray Ghost Inactive Member11 Jan 2012 6:08 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 7:22 p.m. PST

My instructor pronounced it summat like "zho-oww"

Rassilon Inactive Member11 Jan 2012 7:35 p.m. PST

What Sarge said… perhaps even Zhu-ow

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP11 Jan 2012 8:05 p.m. PST

Mandarin Portuguese, eh? grin
I never knew!

Whatisitgood4atwork Inactive Member12 Jan 2012 1:10 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 5:30 a.m. PST

zhu-wow rather than zhu-ow


SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER Inactive Member12 Jan 2012 8:48 a.m. PST

I've never had call too…

Henrix Inactive Member12 Jan 2012 9:38 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 4:34 p.m. PST

Just like it is spelled of course.

Last Hussar20 Jan 2012 10:21 a.m. PST

I don't

Altius Inactive Member20 Feb 2012 4:24 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.

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