How to pronounce Mairi?

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Pronunciation of Mairi in New York, New York

Mahh-ree in Scotland (its origin) and England. NEVER May-ree EVER! WRONG! This name has been in my family for five generations. The ahh is ever so slighly drawn out but there is not stress on either of the two syllables.


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Type of Name:

first name

Origin:

Scotts-Gaelic

Gender:

Female

Alternate Spelling(s):

Mhairi, Máiri, Mháiri

Meaning:

sea of bitterness

Additional Information:

I'm from New York, my grandmother (who I am named after is from Durham County, England, her father's mother was from the Isle of Skye in north west Scotland.


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Pronunciation of Mairi

Mairi is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ Mare-ree ]


Type of Name:

Name

Origin:

English


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Pronunciation of Mairi in New York, New York

Mairi is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ m ah r ee ]
m ah r ee
me car rat see


Type of Name:

first name

Origin:

Scotts-Gaelic

Gender:

Female

Alternate Spelling(s):

Mhairi, Máiri, Mháiri

Meaning:

sea of bitterness

Additional Information:

I'm from New York, my grandmother (who I am named after is from Durham County, England, her father's mother was from the Isle of Skye in north west Scotland.


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Pronunciation of Mairi

Mairi is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ May-ree ]


Type of Name:

Name

Origin:

English


Comments:

Pronunciation of Mairi

May-ree



Type of Name:

Name

Origin:

English


Comments:

Pronunciation of Mairi

Mare-ree



Type of Name:

Name

Origin:

English


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Pronunciation of Mairi in Scotland, Glasgow

MAH-REE

Soft 'A', not harsh/long
Same as how Scottish pronounce 'Marry'
NOT MAA-REE or MAY-REE



Type of Name:

First Name

Origin:

Scottish

Alternate Spelling(s):

Mhairi

Meaning:

Bitterness

Additional Information:

This is a Scottish name, it comes from the Biblical name Miriam (meaning bitterness).

It is not pronounced like Mary or Marie. The Scottish pronunciation is soft with no harsh vowels 'mah-ree', an English accent does not pronounce this in the same way(and the name is not english).

If Mhairi, sometimes pronunciation is 'vah-ree' as if beginning with the letter V.


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Pronunciation of Mairi in Brazil

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Pronunciation of Mairi

Mairi is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ Mah r ai ]
r ai
rat pain


Type of Name:

First name

Origin:

Scottish

Gender:

Female

Alternate Spelling(s):

Mhairi, Mari


Comments:

Pronunciation of Mairi

Mah r ay



Type of Name:

First name

Origin:

Scottish

Gender:

Female

Alternate Spelling(s):

Mhairi, Mari


Comments:

Pronunciation of Mairi

Mahh-ree or My-ree (two syllables, no stress on either). If you pronounce it the first way (the Scottish/British way), draw out the ahh slightly.



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Pronunciation of Mairi in Roseville, Ca

Mairi is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ Maw-rE ]


Type of Name:

First

Origin:

Scotland


Comments:

Pronunciation of Mairi in Scotland, Glasgow

Mairi is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ mah ree ]


Type of Name:

First Name

Origin:

Scottish

Alternate Spelling(s):

Mhairi

Meaning:

Bitterness

Additional Information:

This is a Scottish name, it comes from the Biblical name Miriam (meaning bitterness).

It is not pronounced like Mary or Marie. The Scottish pronunciation is soft with no harsh vowels 'mah-ree', an English accent does not pronounce this in the same way(and the name is not english).

If Mhairi, sometimes pronunciation is 'vah-ree' as if beginning with the letter V.


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Pronunciation of Mairi

Mahh-ree in Scotland and England. Never May-ree. EVER. This name has been in my family for five generations. The ahh is slightly drawn out but not much. Two syllables. No stress on either one.



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Pronunciation of Mairi in England, Midlands.

I am an English Mairi and it rhymes with 'sari', simple as that!

Stress on 1st syllable, slightly drawn out.

It is only pronounced 'marry' if you speak with a Scottish accent.



Type of Name:

First name

Origin:

Scottish Gaelic


Comments:

Pronunciation of Mairi in Roseville, Ca

Ma-rie..... I am from America and this is my name. Its Scottish and is Pronounced Mahh-rie but since we are American its just pronounced Marie



Type of Name:

First

Origin:

Scotland


Comments:

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