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Pronunciation of Thales

Submitted from:  Greece/Ancient Greek
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Type of Name:  First Name
Gender:  Male
Origin:  Ancient Greek

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Submitted from:  Greece/Greek
Pronunciation:  th aa l EE s

th aa l EE s
the car let see so
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Origin:  Greek

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Submitted from:  US
Pronunciation:  t AI l s

t AI l s
to pain let so
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Submitted from:  Chicago, IL, USA/Greek
Pronunciation:  th ai l ee z

th ai l ee z
the pain let see zen
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Gender:  Male
Origin:  Greek

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Submitted from:  Long Beach, CA/Greek
Pronunciation:  t AI l eh s

t AI l eh s
to pain let pet so
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Type of Name:  First Name
Gender:  Male
Origin:  Greek
Meaning:  to blossom

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Submitted from:  Chicago, IL, USA/Greek
Pronunciation:  THAY leez

"th" as in "thick"
"ay" as in "hay"
"leez" as in "please"
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Gender:  Male
Origin:  Greek

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Submitted from:  US
Pronunciation:  Tails
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Submitted from:  US/Greek
Pronunciation:  The IPA pronunciation for this Greek name is

[tʰaːliːs] (modern Greek)

or

[tʰaːlɛːs] (classical Greek)

tʰ as in "tick"
aː as in "father"
iː as in "bead" or
ɛː as in "bed"

In the US which is of mixed Latin heritage it is most commonly spoken "Tallest" minus the t at the end.

Sources:

1) Allen, Sidney W. Vox Graeca, p 62.

2) Almost every celebrity or athlete appearing in modern media and every real person in the world named Thales.
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Type of Name:  First Name
Gender:  Male
Origin:  Greek
Meaning:  From Thales of Miletos, Greek-Phoenician philosopher and mathematician. According to Bertrand Russell, "The Western Tradition begins with Thales."

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Submitted from:  Long Beach, CA/Greek
Pronunciation:  'TAY'-less

TAY rhymes with way
less rhymes with stress
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Type of Name:  First Name
Gender:  Male
Origin:  Greek
Meaning:  to blossom

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