Pronunciation of Steyr;

Discussion in 'Industry News' started by TheGuyver, Feb 17, 2006.

  1. TheGuyver

    TheGuyver New Member

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    Hey guys,

    Is it pronounced Stire, or Steer, or something else?
     
  2. Syntax360

    Syntax360 Moderator

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    This comes up a lot. It's "st-eye-er" I believe, or if you're hardcore austrian, "sh-t-eye-er"
     

  3. steyrile

    steyrile Member

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    when in Rome...

    I've been pronouncing it "sh-t-eye-er" as the Austrians would when I talk about the gun.

    Iirc, bad guy/arms dealer Ordell Robbie (Samual L Jackson) in the movie "Jackie Brown" pronounced Steyr that way as well but it's been a while.

    When I used to drive french Renault automobiles in the US, Joe Average would scratch his head if I used the French pronounciation of Renault as "renn-oh". Still miss my trusty '83 Fuego Turbo.
    Lance
     
  4. TheGuyver

    TheGuyver New Member

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    So it's (Sch-tire) (Man-lish-er)?
     
  5. Deluxe247

    Deluxe247 Supporting Member

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