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How do you pronounce Arceus?

#31Kaze_MemaryuPosted 11/20/2012 12:01:47 PM
fire_starter05 posted...
zxqqxz posted...
Zarren364 posted...
Sephirotht posted...
LostSoulCalibur posted...
R C US


This


These


That


Those


Them!
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#32NinjaKitsunePosted 11/20/2012 12:04:25 PM
Hard c.
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#33SwordStealerPosted 11/20/2012 3:09:24 PM
LostSoulCalibur posted...
R C US


Couldn't have put it better myself.
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#34Teh_TiltyuPosted 11/20/2012 3:10:51 PM
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#35Kilp45Posted 11/20/2012 3:33:19 PM
Ar-SEE-us
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#36FuneralCakePosted 11/20/2012 4:00:30 PM
I pronounce it with a soft C, so "Ar-see-us."

My reasoning is that if it was really meant to be pronounced with a hard C instead, that would have been reflected in the Japanese name, where things like this are much less ambiguous. That, and I generally like to pronounce Pokemon names based on the words from which they are derived -- though I do make some rare exceptions. The "official" pronunciations just sound odd to me sometimes.
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#37KatyMSMPosted 11/20/2012 4:01:56 PM
Ark-ee-us all the way.
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#38Hidden_PhantomPosted 11/20/2012 4:11:57 PM
Ar-soos

It seems only natural that the "eus" in "Arceus" would be pronounced the same way as the "eus" in "Zeus". For quite a while, it did not even occur to me that people might pronounce it differently.
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#39Bass50Posted 11/20/2012 4:40:00 PM
Hidden_Phantom posted...
Ar-soos

It seems only natural that the "eus" in "Arceus" would be pronounced the same way as the "eus" in "Zeus". For quite a while, it did not even occur to me that people might pronounce it differently.


Huh, I go with "R-C-oos"; using the Zeus pronunciation, too.
#40EHeroHaneKuriboPosted 11/20/2012 4:47:46 PM
It's pretty obvious that it was intended to be pronounced like Zeus, being the God of all Pokemon.

THEN AGAIN, this is the same Generation that gave us Buizel, Palkia and Skorupi, so clearly the translators weren't thinking logically when localizing the names.