Beacco

English translation: Beacco

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French term or phrase:Beacco
English translation:Beacco
Entered by: Yasutomo Kanazawa

15:43 Jan 28, 2009
French to English translations [PRO]
Names (personal, company) / Name of a person
French term or phrase: Beacco
Could anybody please tell me how this surname is pronounced in English? Since I don't know French, I have no clue...
The particular person is Professor Jean-Claude Beacco (New Sorbonne University, Paris).
Many thanks in advance! :-)
Evija Rimšāne
Latvia
Local time: 12:47
Boacco
Explanation:
bea as in beau as in boyfriend in English.

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Note added at 9 mins (2009-01-28 15:53:06 GMT)
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Like "merci beaucoup"'s beau part, pronounced as bo with a long "o"

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Note added at 9 hrs (2009-01-29 01:06:56 GMT)
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After having second thoughts, the name above is not French, but rather Italian descent. If the name is Italian, it would be pronounced like "be-" as in "beta" and "-acco" as in "according". Or, there should be a accent over "e" like Béacco.
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Yasutomo Kanazawa
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Thanks! Obviously, the author didn't care to put the accent over the "e".
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Yasutomo Kanazawa


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Boacco


Explanation:
bea as in beau as in boyfriend in English.

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Note added at 9 mins (2009-01-28 15:53:06 GMT)
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Like "merci beaucoup"'s beau part, pronounced as bo with a long "o"

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Note added at 9 hrs (2009-01-29 01:06:56 GMT)
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After having second thoughts, the name above is not French, but rather Italian descent. If the name is Italian, it would be pronounced like "be-" as in "beta" and "-acco" as in "according". Or, there should be a accent over "e" like Béacco.

Yasutomo Kanazawa
Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks! Obviously, the author didn't care to put the accent over the "e".
Notes to answerer
Asker: you mean like: [boko]?


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  B D Finch: Do you know the owner of the name? "bo" isn't the the usual French pronunciation of "bea"
32 mins

neutral  Stéphanie Soudais: idem
2 hrs
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