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Meggiemuggins:When I saw it, I pronounced your way, but I think some people would say "Melanie".
BFP #1: 3.6.11, Confirmed M/C 3.20.11 @ 6 wks 2 days, D&E 3.22.11
Kimbus22:I said it the way you said it but I think a lot of people wouldn't.
LaineyPaney:Looks like Melanie without the e
This was my first thought. I have a sister named Melanie so it looks very incomplete to me.
PenelopeLaneMorrisey:I would say Melanie. Why not spell it Meilani? I know it is more "u-neek" but I think it would thwart at least some of the "Melanie"s.
This. Meilani doesn't look as u-neek as Melani does, IMO.
Yep, I think it looks like Melanie without the e.
Why not Melania, like Trump's wife?
Yep, I would pronounce this like Melanie. And it would get annoying, IMO, to have to always say, "No, it's me-LAH-nee."
I can't really think of an alternate spelling that gets that pronunciation across well.
ariaforte8: Meggiemuggins:When I saw it, I pronounced your way, but I think some people would say "Melanie".
I read it as Melanie
MelRC117:I read it as a youneek spelling of Melanie. Melanie is my FN so the way you want it pronounced would have not crossed my mind. I liked PP suggestion of Meilani or maybe Mailani for May-lah-nee.
DD born 10/10/07 * DS born 11/25/11
Read it as Melanie.
BFP 11/09 - DD 7/10 - BFP 8/11 - M/C 9/11 - BFP 6/12 - DD - 2/13
I would pronounce it like Melanie.
How about Malani? Idk that's all I got. I like Melania and I think it's less confusing.
I would pronounce it "may-lahn-e" (e= the way you would pronounce the letter "e").
If you like Hawaiian sounding names, what about:
I also really like Leilani and Kuliani.
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