How do you pronounce "Mario"?

#41LUlGIPosted 3/8/2013 3:57:07 PM

sometimes Murphy
#42iphysPosted 3/9/2013 9:07:28 AM
I used to say it like mare, because that's how everyone I know pronounced it growing up: that's how people normally pronounce the name Mario in Canada I believe. After hearing Super Mario pronounce his own name the Italian way, now I pronounce it the Italian way too though.
#43Final Fantasy2389Posted 3/9/2013 9:16:16 AM
People who say "Mary-oh" or whatever make me wanna punch them.
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#44ChargrilledPosted 3/9/2013 9:36:00 AM
Gencoil posted...
The Italians say "Mah-rio", the character himself says "Mah-rio" and so does Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of the character. So that's the one and only correct pronunciation.

When someone says "Mary-oh" it's like listening to someone scraping a chalkboard. You just don't do it.

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#45greenyoshi46Posted 3/9/2013 9:38:03 AM
Traptin3days posted...
In a Swedish way

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#46justcause2wPosted 3/9/2013 9:45:16 AM
pronounce it mario o.o
#47Dark_Link92Posted 3/9/2013 11:53:26 AM
I say Marry-oh personally. I always thought Mah-rio was just the American accent coming in, because everyone I know in England says it the way I do, but if Italians say it that way, I guess I'm wrong- not that that means I'll change the way i say it
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