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luvmytrakehner 08-13-2009 02:25 AM

Yes I've had a Trakehner for a while and I feel so stupid because I still dont 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.:-|

Loosewolf 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

luvmytrakehner 08-13-2009 08:33 AM

thanks, ive also heard it both ways!

themacpack 08-13-2009 09:25 AM

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 u sound where the a is at.

morganshow11 08-13-2009 10:26 AM

I punounce it like trak-hener

farmpony84 08-13-2009 10:42 AM


1dog3cats17rodents 08-13-2009 11:12 AM

I always say Tru (like truck)- kain-er

Vidaloco 08-13-2009 12:03 PM

I found this. Have your speakers on
Merriam-Webster Pronunciation

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