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Wyrdstone is pronounced:
Wierd-Stone
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PostSubject: Re: Wyrdstone   Wyrdstone - Page 2 Icon_minitimeTue 31 May 2011 - 17:58

Skyer rhymes with flier
Skaven rhymes with Raven
Wyrdstone is weird-stone

At least one of our group is a former long time GW store employee so I just trust their pronunciation on these things.
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PostSubject: Re: Wyrdstone   Wyrdstone - Page 2 Icon_minitimeTue 31 May 2011 - 18:46

Drayven wrote:
Skyer rhymes with flier
Skaven rhymes with Raven
Wyrdstone is weird-stone

At least one of our group is a former long time GW store employee so I just trust their pronunciation on these things.

I knew I was doing it right Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Wyrdstone   Wyrdstone - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri 3 Jun 2011 - 14:10

Because GW employees get language training nowadays? Must have missed my store ... the guys there would rather be living arguments against following their habits ... Wink

On the other hand, am I the first one here to actually pronounce the "Wyrd" like in "Wyrm", so "Word-Stone" (I leave the weird puns to its written form, and in everyday use, since I am German, the problem never comes up, anyway ... Morrsstein for the win! Razz)? Inconceivable! Wink

For Skryre and Skaven, I am with you - Fire and Raven it is.

Although for the latter, a completely German pronunciation (which corresponds to the Ah-one the StyrofoamKing spoke of) really sounds cute when people talk of 'Skavensklaven' ('Skaven slaves'). Say that three times fast. Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Wyrdstone   Wyrdstone - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri 3 Jun 2011 - 14:29

Mephysto wrote:
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On the other hand, am I the first one here to actually pronounce the "Wyrd" like in "Wyrm", [...]
thats what i tried to say with:
Saranor wrote:
[...]But if i use the english Version i say Wyrd as it is spelled[...]

but my favorite is:
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Morrsstein for the win!
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PostSubject: Re: Wyrdstone   Wyrdstone - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri 3 Jun 2011 - 14:35

Aye, I was just re-reading the thread and about to edit it, but then you already had answered. Razz
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PostSubject: Re: Wyrdstone   Wyrdstone - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMon 18 Jul 2011 - 15:17

It's kind of half way between for me, but thats just cos of the accent i put on when i say warhammer-y stuff, i do say it as Weirdstone though.
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PostSubject: Re: Wyrdstone   Wyrdstone - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMon 18 Jul 2011 - 19:32

As in Germany, in Italy Wyrdstone has been changed ...but nothing concerning morr...it became Warpietra...re-translating in english in warp-stone...maybe they tried to recall wh40k's warp? Strange things come from translation...
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PostSubject: Re: Wyrdstone   Wyrdstone - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMon 18 Jul 2011 - 20:31

I thought warp-stone was the "Evil" varient of wyrd-stone, the stuff of Chaos itself compressed down into solid form.
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PostSubject: Re: Wyrdstone   Wyrdstone - Page 2 Icon_minitimeTue 19 Jul 2011 - 8:23

Romanique wrote:
I thought warp-stone was the "Evil" varient of wyrd-stone, the stuff of Chaos itself compressed down into solid form.

Oh...i confused terms...sorry...warpietra (warpstone) is used "by" skaven in WH...in Mordheim is Malapietra...retranslating in Evil stone...
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PostSubject: Re: Wyrdstone   Wyrdstone - Page 2 Icon_minitimeWed 20 Jul 2011 - 5:51

I say weird stone, because I always assumed that they named it after the Norse rune of Wyrd which I've always heard pronounced as weird. Side note, Wyrd in runic is a blank.
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