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这些明星的英文名字发音你可能全都读错了

分类:英语资讯 作者:为者常成 评论:0 点击: 231 次 日期:2017-07-04

  这些外国明星的名字发音可不容易,就连外国人也会经常读错,来看看你能读对几个呢?

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  As Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot can do anything - apart from getting people to pronounce her name correctly.

  在《神奇女侠》里,盖尔.加朵无所不能,但生活中,人们却总是读错她的名字的发音。

  You’ve probably been calling her Gal Gah-dote or Gal Gah-doh all this time. Or maybe you’re not at all sure and have been mumbling her surname, hoping no one will notice.

  你可能一直叫她Gal Gah-dote或Gal Gah-doh。或者也许你根本不确定怎么读,只能囫囵吞枣地读她的姓,希望没有人会注意到。

  But the Israeli actress recently cleared up the confusion by telling Jimmy Kimmel it’s actually pronounced Gal Gad-dott.

  但这位以色列女演员最近在《吉米-坎摩尔直播秀》上说,她名字的发音应该是“Gal Gad-dott”。

  She’s not the only one who’s struggled with name issues. Here are a few other famous faces whose name you may have been saying wrong.

  她不是唯一一个被名字发音搞得头疼的人。以下这些著名的面孔,他们的名字你可能就说错了。

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  JK Rowling Twenty years ago, no one had heard of Harry Potter author JK Rowling. But with great fame comes great name mispronunciation.

  JK 罗琳二十年前,没有人听说过《哈利波特》的作者JK罗琳。但随着她名声大振,对她的名字的错误发音也浩荡如山。

  Is it Roe-ling or Rowl-ling? The author once corrected an interviewer saying: "It’s Rolling - as in Stone."

  应该发“Roe-ling”还是“Rowl-ling”?她曾经纠正过一个采访者:“应该是‘Rolling’,像滚石那样。”

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  Amanda Seyfried Mamma Mia! star Amanda Seyfried is constantly correcting people on how to say her name.

  阿曼达.塞弗里德《妈妈咪呀!》中的女明星阿曼达.塞弗里德也在不断纠正人们如何读自己的名字。

  Sieg-freed, Sigh-freed, Sieg-fred and Say-freed have all been said to her face, and every time she cringes.

  “Sieg-freed”,“Sigh-freed”,“Sieg-fred”和“Say-freed”等发音她都听到过,每次她都会皱眉。

  She cleared it up once and for all in a 2012 interview - it’s Sigh-fred.

  在2012年的采访中,她声明是读“Sigh-fred”。

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  Martin Scorsese Everyone knows it’s Scor-say-zee, right? Wrong. It’s Scor-sess-see.

  马丁.斯科塞斯大家都知道这是读“Scor-zee”,对吧?错误。是“Scor-sess-see”。

  The director says so himself in the fifth series of Entourage.

  这位导演在《明星伙伴》第五集中说。

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  Barbra Streisand Last year Barbra Streisand made headlines after she complained to Apple boss Tim Cook about the way Siri says her name.

  芭芭拉.史翠珊去年,芭芭拉.史翠珊向苹果老板蒂姆.库克抱怨,说Siri把她的名字读错了,后来这成了头条新闻。

  How is that? Well, it’s pretty much the way everyone pronounces it: Strei-zand.

  那么会错呢?嗯,几乎每个人都叫她“Strei-zand”呀。

  "She pronounces my name wrong," the singer told NPR. "Streisand with a soft S, like sand on the beach."

  “她把我的名字说错了,”歌手告诉NPR。 “‘Streisand’有一个轻声的S,像沙滩上的沙子‘sand’一样。”

  So that’s Strei-sand to you and me.

  所以是“Strei-sand”,记住啦!

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  Charlize Theron The South African actress has had a rough time getting people to say her surname right.

  查理兹.塞隆这位南非女演员为了教人们正确读她的名字,曾经历了一段困难时期。

  It’s not Ther-on or Ther-own (rhymes with Throne) - she goes by Ther-in.

  不是“Ther-on”或者“Ther-own”,而是“Ther-in”.

  To make things even more confusing, that’s not even her actual name either. In Afrikaans, it’s pronounced Shar-leeze Thrawn, but she’s opted for Ther-in as she thinks it’s easier to say.

  往深一步讲,这甚至不是她的实际名字。在南非语中,它是发音“Shar-leeze Thrawn”,但她选择了“Ther-in”,因为她认为这更容易发音。

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