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How to pronounce "Samoyed?"

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Sandy Baby- ♥

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Barked: Thu Feb 14, '08 9:14am PST 
I've always said SAM-O-YED.
But, that's cuz that's what my mum always said. >>
And she said when she went to dog shows that's what they said.
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Skye

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Barked: Sun Nov 27, '11 3:37pm PST 
Where are you guys from, just curious? In the southern part of Canada, we just say "SAM-OYD" ... Like 2 syllables, "sam" and "oid" as the end of, uh... hmmm... "hemorrhoid"... But I don't see anyone else listing that as a common pronunciation.

In Texas, where I am now, they all say "SAM-OY-ED", with 3 syllables, and it just sounds weird to my ears...

So what's the rule? Is the one who owns the most Sammies right? Or the one who breeds the most, or is the member of the most Sammie clubs? Or the one who owns the cutest Sammie? smile
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Natcho

LabraDORK
 
 
Barked: Sun Nov 27, '11 4:43pm PST 
I say SAM-OYED
But I know a lot who say SAM-MOY-ED.
To each their own I suppose. shrug
Just like Daschund. :x
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Nicky

World's Cutest- Leprechaun
 
 
Barked: Wed Nov 30, '11 12:20pm PST 
I say 'Sammy-ed' and my mom says 'Sam-oy-ed'
Me: Oooh, look at the Sammy-ed!
Mom: Oh, the Sam-oy-ed?
laugh out loud
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Turner - Gone Too- Soon

Hi I'm Turner- Wanna Smell My- Butt?
 
 
Barked: Wed Nov 30, '11 4:11pm PST 
At the Westminster show they say sammie ed also. We had one years ago. He would sit with his ears to the side and close his eyes while panting. We called him Bubbason! laugh out loudlaugh out loudlaugh out loud
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Trixie

Forever in my- heart
 
 
Barked: Wed Dec 7, '11 9:53am PST 
Either :
SA - MOY - ED
SAM - EI - ED
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Samuel Jacob- (4/1/97-4/4/- 08)

We had seasons- in the sun......

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Barked: Wed Dec 7, '11 11:02am PST 
Maybe they heard someone call their dog Sami-head and just got confused?big laugh

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