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How do you pronounce Heljan?

Discussion in 'Model Railways' started by MartinBall, Feb 15, 2019.

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How do you pronounce Heljan?

Poll closed Mar 1, 2019.
  1. Hell-djan (j as in 'jam')

    9 vote(s)
    64.3%
  2. Hell-yan (j as 'y' in 'yes')

    5 vote(s)
    35.7%
  1. MartinBall

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    It seems that in the UK there are two different pronunciations of the firm 'Heljan'. Out of idle curiosity I'm interested to see how many use them.
     
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    I always thought it was Hel-yan, and that Google Translate link seems to confirm that.

    Now, is it Da-pol or Day-pol?!
     
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    Dapple? And Hell djun
     
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    Hell-Yan
     
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    Seem to remember a magazine feature on the company years ago that said it was Dapol, as in apple, but I may be wrong.
     

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