15 foods Mostly (simply) Mispronounced

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Many of the world class cuisines whether Italian to French come with their own traditional tastes owned so their names do. English pronunciation spread among those people speaking English plus their own mother tongues. Some are changed from what the real names are, when many names are spoken by different peoples of the world. The later heard names might be

mispronounced

.

MThai English has brought some of foods mostly mispronounced here. Just fix them ! All 15 food names are mispronounced by Thais . Ok, Thai people might get you confused with these food names.

#1 Macaron/macaroon

มา กา รอน

From

French

Correct pronunciation:

Mack-uh-ROONS

. A French speaks it mack-uh-RON. (English pronunciation)

Not

Ma-ga-rawng

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#2 Caramel

คาร อะ เมล

From

Spanish “caramel”

Correct pronunciation:

KAR-ah-mehl

. 3 syllables.

Not

Ca-ra-mel

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#3 Buffet

บุ เฟย์

From

French

Correct pronunciation:

BOO-fay

Not

Boof-fay nor Buff-ay

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#4 Anise / Star anise

เเอน อิส / สทาร เเอน อิส

Originally from

the eastern Mediterranean region and Southwest Asia

.

Correct pronunciation:

AN-iss

Not

“a niece.”

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#5 Croissant

 ควา ซ็องทฺ

From

French

Correct pronunciation:

CWA-sohn or Kwa-sawng (very shortly sawng)

Not

cruh-SAHNT or even KRUA-Sawng

 

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#6 Espres

s

o

เอส เพรส โซ

From

Italian

Correct pronunciation: Es-pres-so

Not

X-presso

 

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#7 Foie gras

ฟัว กรา

From

French

Correct pronunciation: FWAH-GRAH

Not

Foy-grass nor even Foe-grah, ehh nor Foe ka.

 

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#8 Kefir

เคอรฺ

เฟียร

Originally from

Russian

Correct pronunciation: Kir fiar, Kir like in current, fiar like in fear

Not

KEE-fur

 

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#9 Parmesan

พาร เม ซอน

Originally from

Italian

Correct pronunciation: Par-may-zon

Not

Par-mee-san

 

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#10 Pasta

พา สตะ

Originally from

Italian

Correct pronunciation: PAH-stuh

Not

Past-tah

 

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#11 Pommes frites

ปอม ฟริทสฺ

Originally from

Belgian and French

Correct pronunciation: pohm-FREET

Not

Pom-mess frite nor Pom-mess freet

 

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#12 Risotto

ริ ซ็อท โท

Originally from

Italian

Correct pronunciation: Ri-zot-toe, zo – short.

Not

ree-ZOE-toh

 

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#13 Salmon

แซ เมิน

Originally from

Latin – Salmo

Correct pronunciation: Sae- mun, no “L”

Not

Sal-mawn

 

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#14 Sherbet

เชอ เบ็ต

Originally from

American

Correct pronunciation: Shir-bet

Not

Saw-bet

 

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#15 Sriracha (sauce)

สี รา ชา

Originally from

Thai

Correct pronunciation: See-ra-cha

Not

Sreeh-ra-cha nor something else

 

X

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