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Nat 05-26-2006 04:01 AM

"Royce" or "Hoyce?"
 
Hi, I'm new in here. I'm not a fighter but I saw UFC on tv for the first time about three weeks ago and have become completely fascinated by MMA. I've seen several programs and videos now about Royce Gracie and I can't figure out if my ears are deceiving me or not. Is his name pronounced "Hoyce" rather than "Royce?"

Sub By Armbar 05-26-2006 11:35 AM

It is pronounced Hoyce. The Brazilians pronounce names that start with the letter R with an H sound.

Nat 05-26-2006 12:54 PM

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Originally Posted by Sub By Armbar
It is pronounced Hoyce. The Brazilians pronounce names that start with the letter R with an H sound.

Ahhh, I see. Thanks. I thought my ears were going bad.

derekaa 11-07-2006 12:39 PM

kind of like "Renato Sobral" sounds like "Henato" same with all the other Gracie names

j.farrell 11-07-2006 01:57 PM

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Originally Posted by derekaa
kind of like "Renato Sobral" sounds like "Henato" same with all the other Gracie names

rickson=hickson
rua=hua
renzo=henzo

3DLee 11-07-2006 02:27 PM

Yet Helio is actually spelled with an H. Too bad. Relio would look cooler. :thumbsup:

pt447 11-07-2006 03:14 PM

also, the second "R" in a name is actully pronounced as "R"! the first in each name is "H" while the seconds and subsequent ones are "R's"!

asskicker 11-07-2006 03:33 PM

Who dug this thread up anyway?

pt447 11-07-2006 03:43 PM

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Originally Posted by asskicker
Who dug this thread up anyway?

i don't know kicker... but go check out my thread in the lounge... you'll likey!!!:thumbsup: :D


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