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nieh
02-23-2006, 08:22 PM
Dave got me all curious. Tell me! I command it.

BREAK
02-23-2006, 08:24 PM
"Nigh". As in, Bill Nye The Science Guy. Never once have I thought of Monty Python and the Holy Grail when reading your username.

Linda
02-23-2006, 08:26 PM
^^^What he said!^^^

All About Eve
02-23-2006, 08:27 PM
Nyee-uh.

Edit: One syllablish, I implied that but Jebus made me think I should be more specific.

Jebus
02-23-2006, 08:27 PM
knee-eh but said together as one syllable.

Little_Miss_1565
02-23-2006, 08:29 PM
Ñeh.

[10 char is teh suk]

Preocupado
02-23-2006, 08:30 PM
"knee-eh but said together as one syllable"

that's how

bd007h
02-23-2006, 08:45 PM
nee-eh

A lot of people wonder how mine is pronounced

Endymion
02-23-2006, 09:02 PM
as in "the knights who say ni"

Rag Doll
02-23-2006, 09:06 PM
nee.

but i tend to just think *josh*, so i never really notice the screen name much now.

Mota Boy
02-23-2006, 09:31 PM
"nee", spoken in the Mandarin fourth tone (think of how a small child yells "No!" and then take it down a couple notches).

Paint_It_Black
02-23-2006, 09:37 PM
as in "the knights who say ni"

That's the one.

wheelchairman
02-23-2006, 09:39 PM
knee-ya

kinda like the age old ninja attack "hiiii-ya!"

barangatang
02-23-2006, 09:56 PM
NAAAY!!! like a horse.

Tizzalicious
02-23-2006, 10:13 PM
The Holy Grail way!

Mainly because that's how -ie is pronounced in Dutch I think.

Not Ozymandias
02-23-2006, 10:14 PM
Knee. I have no time for pronounciation decadence.

Andy
02-23-2006, 10:28 PM
Actually, on closer thought, I think of it as someone agreeing to something after a period of deep reflection.

"Nee-yeah"

Preocupado
02-23-2006, 10:34 PM
So, knee-eh, when are you planning to reveal the truth? I don't wanna dream with this question. (seriously, i've dreamt with the screen name thucydides already for the same reason)

Jebus
02-23-2006, 10:36 PM
I would also like to know the origin behind the name Nieh.

Nineteen Seventy Nine
02-23-2006, 10:51 PM
NAAAY!!! like a horse.

That's what I thought. Nay.

T-6005
02-23-2006, 11:17 PM
Knee-eh, definitely.

Nina
02-23-2006, 11:18 PM
nee!

(10&stuff)

XYlophonetreeZ
02-23-2006, 11:25 PM
I liked 1565's pronunciation the best, and it's also the closest to how I pronounce it.

the_GoDdEsS
02-24-2006, 12:06 AM
nee-eh, for sure here.

JoY
02-24-2006, 04:16 AM
nee.

but i tend to just think *josh*, so i never really notice the screen name much now.
exact same. if I think about it, I just read it as 'knee'/'nee', or 'Josh'.

I could say it's Dutch to read it as 'knee', but I don't think I'd be the only one on a worldwide scale.

Hux
02-24-2006, 04:37 AM
nee-eh

So how is it pronounced?

Vera
02-24-2006, 05:05 AM
knee-eh but said together as one syllable.
Same here. It's basically how you'd read it if it were a Finnish word.

the_GoDdEsS
02-24-2006, 05:25 AM
Same here. It's basically how you'd read it if it were a Finnish word.

And a Slovak word too.

kamikaze
02-24-2006, 05:38 AM
I always just said "Nee"

0r4ng3
02-24-2006, 06:16 AM
I say it as nee-eh, as others have mentioned.

JohnnyNemesis
02-24-2006, 06:24 AM
Ñeh.

[10 char is teh suk]

Like that .

The Talking Pie
02-24-2006, 11:23 AM
Nee.

Didn't he post once before stating that it was after the Knights Who Say Ni? I'm sure of it... though that might have been many a year ago.

Tizzalicious
02-24-2006, 11:26 AM
I think he did too. Not all that long ago though!

Mota Boy
02-24-2006, 01:32 PM
Nee.

Didn't he post once before stating that it was after the Knights Who Say Ni? I'm sure of it... though that might have been many a year ago.
Yeah, that's when I started thinking of him as "nee". I think before that I didn't really refer to him as anything, or at least it changed often. I vaguely remember looking at his screenname and musing how it was one of the few I didn't bother sounding out in my head.

notoriousdoc
02-24-2006, 02:02 PM
I pronounce it "nyeh" but then, I'm British

Nirushika6789
02-24-2006, 02:02 PM
I pronounce it Nee-a.
It's probably wrong but that's the way I say it :D

Dmarques
02-24-2006, 02:12 PM
Nié....lol

the_GoDdEsS
02-24-2006, 02:13 PM
Nie means no in Slovak. It always kinda reminded me. Whatta rebelz!

Italia311
02-24-2006, 02:31 PM
NAYE....for neih...

I would have to say it in person really..

Iddy
02-24-2006, 03:56 PM
Nee!.. in the sort of high pitched-ness of monty phython's knights who say nee! (or nieh... in this case).




:o

Kerr
02-24-2006, 03:57 PM
Same pronunciation as "near".

Paint_It_Black
02-24-2006, 04:01 PM
Same pronunciation as "near".

Only in a british accent.

Homer
02-24-2006, 04:11 PM
nee-ya yeah.........

Iddy
02-24-2006, 04:12 PM
Ahh.. Brits and their seperation of vowels :) *squeezes the nation*

sKratch
02-24-2006, 04:29 PM
as in "the knights who say ni"
Correct answer.

0r4ng3
02-24-2006, 04:31 PM
Ooh, can I be "peng" or "NEE-wom"?

WebDudette
02-24-2006, 04:33 PM
I usually think nay. Kind of like the sound a horse would make.

platinumpt
02-24-2006, 04:48 PM
naaaaieeee, in portuguese.

Sinister
02-24-2006, 05:01 PM
I say it "n'yeah".

The Talking Pie
02-24-2006, 05:03 PM
Ahh.. Brits and their seperation of vowels :) *squeezes the nation*
I'm surprised most people haven't read it as a diphthong and come up with a 'nee'-esque answer.

H1T_That
02-24-2006, 05:32 PM
I usually think nay. Kind of like the sound a horse would make.

thats how i would pronounce it.