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How do you pronounce "ideya?"


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I've always been saying "eye-DAY-yah." Please correct me if I'm wrong though, because I don't believe its ever said in the games.

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Just i.dea (put the period in so it wouldn't get filtered out) but spelled different.

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I tend to fluctuate between I-dee-ya and I-day-ya

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I usually pronouce Ideya like this: Ee-day-a ^_^

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eye-Day-Uh

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eye-day-ah

or when im lazy just idea XD

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Well, the katakana for ideya gives a pretty good phonetic guide for how it's pronounced:

イデア
i-de-a

So it comes out as "e-DAY-ah", like the letter E, the word "day", and the sound "ahhhh". I've been pronouncing it like that for awhile, though I've heard other pronounciations from my friends and sister.

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Well, the katakana for ideya gives a pretty good phonetic guide for how it's pronounced:

イデア
i-de-a

So it comes out as "e-DAY-ah", like the letter E, the word "day", and the sound "ahhhh". I've been pronouncing it like that for awhile, though I've heard other pronounciations from my friends and sister.


Thats how I pronounce it! ^_^

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I've been saying "idea" for all these years. Just like I've been saying Reala like "Real-uh" up until recently when I finally started saying Re-al-ah which is the correct way to say it.

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I've been saying "idea" for all these years. Just like I've been saying Reala like "Real-uh" up until recently when I finally started saying Re-al-ah which is the correct way to say it.


Same in both aspects. lol *Said Reala wrong most fandom years*

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I've been pronouncing Ideya as ee-day-ya since I first got into NiGHTS

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I always pronounced it as "idea"

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Yeah, idea

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I went with idea, mainly because I figured it was an intentional parallel.
I mean the Ideya are meant to be facets of human consciousness right? So in that regard, they could be abstractly translated to be thoughts or "ideas" so I went with that.

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I say eye-day-yuh D:

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When I was little I used to say "Eye-Day-Uh" but now I just say "Idea". Easier, less syllables, and my cousins don't look at me like I have six heads.

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ok, I think there needs to be a thread for pronouncing things... I've just heard 3-4 people say Nightmaren funny... like Nightmarian instead of night mare n. @___@

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Ahahah yeah Nightmarian... i keep hearing that also XD; I've seen it in magazines too unfortunately T_T Makes me cringe.

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ok, I think there needs to be a thread for pronouncing things... I've just heard 3-4 people say Nightmaren funny... like Nightmarian instead of night mare n. @___@


Seriously. It's spelled Nightmaren. My dad says Nightmarian and I'm like @_____X IT'S NIGHTMAREN DAD.
My mom says "Oh! look! In this magazine! It's one of those shiny marbles you like in that game so much!"

"You mean the Ideya, mom?"

"Yeah, the Eh-dee-um thingys!"

"X_______x"

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My mother can't remember Iizuka's name all the time so she just calls him 'Zuki Duki' (pronounced 'zooki dooki'). .....reckon it will catch on? XD

As for ideya. Yeah, i pronounce it 'eye-day-ah'.

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Hm, and here I kept thinking it was 'ih-day-ah'. ..... Zuki!!! XDDDDD How about Iizzy? *gets smacked with the anti-digimon stick*

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I-DI-OT-A lol just playing. Idiota. I think i'll start calling Ideya that now. lol

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I've always pronounced it as eye-dee-yah (as in idea)...

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