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Old 04-26-2012, 05:51 PM
 
Location: MASSACHUSETTS
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Any Polish ppl know? For anyone who does not know, it is a drink that is why I posted this here,thx.
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Old 04-26-2012, 06:04 PM
 
Location: San Antonio/Houston
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Yep, its a blackberry brandy, but there is no way to even write phonetic pronunciation. Something like this, maybe: yezhinoofka
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Old 04-26-2012, 09:07 PM
 
Location: the AZ desert
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I pronounce it: Yesh-I-NOW-ka. (With the strongest syllable "NOW" and the "o" being a long "o".) That doesn't mean it's correct though.

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Old 04-27-2012, 01:06 AM
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The z is pronounced like the s in pleasure. The w is pronounced like v in Vladivostok. The emphasis is on the first, then third syllables.

Hope that helps.
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Old 04-27-2012, 02:13 AM
 
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So then its YESH-i-NOV-ka?
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Old 05-01-2012, 11:42 AM
 
Location: San Antonio/Houston
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^^ close enough!
After few drinks you will pronounce it like a native speaker !!
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Old 05-02-2012, 03:22 PM
 
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^^^Lol!!!
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Old 05-02-2012, 05:03 PM
 
Location: Islip,NY
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I am 1/4 polish and never heard of this drink but had no problem pronouncing the word LOL
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Old 07-08-2012, 08:29 PM
 
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Elnina has it the best I can tell you. I would say Yeh zshi noov ka
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Old 07-09-2012, 12:38 AM
 
Location: The New England part of Ohio
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So then its YESH-i-NOV-ka?
Tak And it's very very good.
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