What is the meaning of Terre Haute?
Terre Haute’s name was derived from the French phrase terre haute (pronounced [tɛʁ ot] in French), meaning “highland.”
How do you pronounce Haute?
How is Le pronounced?
Origins of surname
It is pronounced /le˧˧/ in the Hanoi dialect and /lej˧˧/ in the Saigon dialect. It is usually pronounced /leɪ/ in English.
How is Estrella pronounce?
“es-tray-uh”, with the “r” given a flip. It isn’t a longer, rolled “r”, like in the word “perro” (which means “dog”). You just flip it a little.
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