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Gon-DLl-uh or Gon-DOH-luh

How do you pronounce the word Gondola

  • Gon-DL-uh

    Votes: 7 70.0%
  • Gon-DOH-luh

    Votes: 3 30.0%

  • Total voters
    10

drjeff

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"Let's ride the box" ;)

Or if I was really forced to give an answer, I say "Gon-di-la"
 

BenedictGomez

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Honestly, in my entire life I've only heard a few people say, gon-dOH-la, so few that I assumed it was incorrect. Surprised to see that either way is acceptable. How is it said in Italian?

EDIT: Maybe we're all wrong. Sounds like in Italian it's pronounced gOwn-dah-luh.
So it's dal-luh, but apparently we're all saying the gon bit wrong. Though Gon-dah-luh is much closer to correct from the Italian derivation than Gon-DOH-lah.
 
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C-Rex

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My boss says gon-DOH-la. With emphesis on the DOH. It's become sort of a running joke with our work skier group. We openly mock him yet he refuses to change. Gotta give respect for sticking to one's guns, I guess...
 

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I really hate it when people call a tram a gondola (like Jay Peak Tram or Cannon Tramway) There is a difference!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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I really hate it when people call a tram a gondola (like Jay Peak Tram or Cannon Tramway) There is a difference!!!!!!!!!!!

Word! Was riding the cannon tram the other day and had no option to avoid listening to the in-depth conversation next to me. One guy was holding court on the differences between the Killington trams and the Loon trams. Strangling strangers is still illegal in NH right?
 
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