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How do you pronounce Heljan?

Discussion in 'Model Railways' started by MartinBall, Feb 15, 2019.

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How do you pronounce Heljan?

Poll closed Mar 1, 2019.
  1. Hell-djan (j as in 'jam')

    9 vote(s)
    64.3%
  2. Hell-yan (j as 'y' in 'yes')

    5 vote(s)
    35.7%
  1. MartinBall

    MartinBall Guest

    It seems that in the UK there are two different pronunciations of the firm 'Heljan'. Out of idle curiosity I'm interested to see how many use them.
     
  2. Axe +1

    Axe +1 New Member

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    5944 Resident of Nat Pres

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    I always thought it was Hel-yan, and that Google Translate link seems to confirm that.

    Now, is it Da-pol or Day-pol?!
     
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    Dapple? And Hell djun
     
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    Hell-Yan
     
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    Rumpole Part of the furniture

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    Seem to remember a magazine feature on the company years ago that said it was Dapol, as in apple, but I may be wrong.
     

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