Hosea pronunciation

I would say ho ZAY uh

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I’ve always pronounced it with the emphasis on the second syllable - Ho-ZEY-uh. [name_u]Love[/name_u] it!

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I pronounce it ho-SHAY-uh with a sh sound, not a z or s sound, but that’s because I am trained in classical Hebrew and that is its phonetic Hebrew pronunciation. I think the standard americanization is ho-ZAY-uh and I’d easily pronounce it like that if a person/parent corrected me!

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I asked someone I know who speaks Hebrew (is Israeli) & she said you are right

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I also pronounce it ho-Zay-uh. This is a new name crush for me recently! Especially with the nn [name_m]Zay[/name_m]

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Ho-ZAY-uh

I love this name so much <3

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my first instinct was also ho-ZAY-uh!

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