JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen RE: Pronounciation: "stein" #general
The correct German pronunciation is 'shtine'.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
Obviously, the American pronunciation is 's' rather than 'sh'.
'Stine' is definitely correct. I've also heard people say 'steen,'
but to my mind that's incorrect, or at least a mutation of the
- Original Message -
From: David Rafky
Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2014 12:10pm
Subject: Pronounciation: "stein"
A gentile friend pointed out that some names ending in "stein" are
pronounced "stine" while others are pronounced "steen." What can
I tell him?