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Re: pronounciation of a name
Posted by: sanaa Jerdak (ID *****2242) Date: March 11, 2009 at 05:14:22
In Reply to: pronounciation of a name by Gwendolyn Meade of 3600

Samaha is a very popular family name in Lebanon,however it is pronounced in classical(written)and spoken as (Smeha)
but maybe because it was hard to pronounce the (S) as silent before a vowel then they wrote it the way you know it.because Arabic vowels could be of confusion to those
that are writin it in a foreign language.

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