How do you pronounce Roald Dahl?
That’s right; the correct pronunciation of Roald is actually “Roo-all” – and the ‘d’ at the end remains silent as the grave. Or, in other words, when you say “Roald Dahl” correctly, it rhymes. Dahl, born to Norwegian parents, was named after Roald Amundsen – aka the iconic Norwegian polar explorer.
How do you pronounce Roald in Animal Crossing?
How do you pronounce Roald in Norwegian?
However, the correct Norwegian pronunciation is “Roo-al”. In a 1961 science-fiction television show called Way Out, hosted by Roald for CBS, an introduction for the famed writer says it very clearly. He pronounces it ‘Roo-al’, the Norwegian way – without the ‘d’ being pronounced at the end.
How do you speak Roald Amundsen?
David Nilsen is the former editor of Fourth & Sycamore. He is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. You can find more of his writing on his website at davidnilsenwriter.com and follow him on Twitter as @NilsenDavid.