Pronunciation Guide

CHARACTER NAMES

Aren: AIR-en

Tiernal: TEER-nul

Severn: SEH-vurn

Rowan: RO-wen

Felicia: fuh-LEE-shuh

Callum: CAL-um

Dorset: DOOR-set

Aquila: ah-KWY-lah (though the “a-KEE-lah” pronunciation in the audiobook is fine, as is the more technically correct “ah-QUILL-ah”. Whatever floats your boat on this one, though the first is how Rowan says it in my mind.)

Jein: JANE

Hammus: HAM-us

Johen: JOE-en

Alys: (like “Alice“)

Romul: rom-OOL

Cassia: CASS-ee-ah

Mariana: mare-ee-AH-na

Arnav: ar-NAHV

Niari: nee-AH-ree

Una: OO-nuh

Ernis: ER-niss

Albion: AL-bee-un

Emalda: Em-ALL-duh

Wardrel: WAR-druhl

Ulric: UHL-rick

Dorin: DOOR-in

Florizel: FLOOR-is-ELL

Phelun: FAY-luhn

Griselda Beaumage: grizz-ELL-duh BOW-mayje (soft “j”)

Xaven: ZAV-ven

Morea: mo-RAY-ah

Murad: MURR-ad

Paerella: pay-RELL-ah

Lucilla: loo-SILL-ah

 

PLACES

Tyrea: ty-REE-uh

Darmid: DAR-mid

Lowdell: low-DELL

Luid: LOO-id

Cressia: CRESS-ee-ah

Belleisle: bell-ILE (belle… isle)

Ardare: are-DARE

 

PEOPLE AND CREATURES

Potioner: PO-shun-er

Aeyer: AY-er

 

PHRASES/OTHER LANGUAGES

Bildich rohmnen pesha- BIL-ditch ROHM-nen PESH-uh

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