how do u pronounce "phuket"?

May 18th, 1999, 08:54 AM
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ben
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how do u pronounce "phuket"?

thank you.
 
May 18th, 1999, 09:25 AM
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Emily
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FOO - KIT

Accent on the "KIT"
 
May 18th, 1999, 09:42 AM
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toom
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It is quite strange that some spellings in English from Thai are not quite correct, for example, the "H" in many words is always silent, and it is not needed.
So, you should pronounce: POO-KET.
 
May 18th, 1999, 10:17 PM
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Glen
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I agree, its pronounced
poo-ket. I've been there 3 times and that's definitely how the Thais say it too!

See ya
 
May 19th, 1999, 09:29 AM
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Fran
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Um, so is it poo-ket or foo-kit??
 
May 20th, 1999, 09:46 PM
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Michael
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POO-KET
 
May 28th, 1999, 09:09 PM
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Taan
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You should pronounce: POO - KET

Believe me, I'm Thai.
 
May 30th, 1999, 12:36 AM
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Tikita
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HMMM
how about POO-CAke??

Tikita
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