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  • Trakehner horse pronunciation
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    08-13-2009, 02:25 AM

Yes I've had a Trakehner for a while and I feel so stupid because I still don't know how to pronounce their name right cold someone help me? I've been pronouncing it trakoner but im not sure that it's correct.
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    08-13-2009, 07:05 AM
I will take a stab at the local pronunciation

TRACK-NER or TRAKE- NER (sounds like trachea) I have heard both...
So lets see what else turns up...I don't see them every day anyways
    08-13-2009, 08:33 AM
Thanks, I've also heard it both ways!
    08-13-2009, 09:25 AM
Green Broke
Was watching Dennis Reis the other day and he had one on the show. He pronounced it like Tru-kay-ner (trying to make that as phonetic as I can -- think soft you sound where the a is at.
    08-13-2009, 10:26 AM
I punounce it like trak-hener
    08-13-2009, 10:42 AM
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    08-13-2009, 11:12 AM
I always say Tru (like truck)- kain-er
    08-13-2009, 12:03 PM
I found this. Have your speakers on
Merriam-Webster Pronunciation

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