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July 10th, 2011, 09:51 AM
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Eirene is Greek for "peace."

I've heard various pronunciations for it depending on your accent:
(my personal favorite)

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July 10th, 2011, 10:22 AM
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If pronounced Eh-RENN-ee, then I think it's very pretty!! It's different, but still beautiful!
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July 10th, 2011, 02:41 PM
Aillidh's Avatar Nár lagaí Dia do lámh!
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I like the eye-REEN-ee pronunciation.
Finnegan [11.29.15] & Sullivan [08.03.17]
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July 10th, 2011, 08:55 PM
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Bumping this, cause I want opinions, and all the older threads have moved it to the next page.
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July 11th, 2011, 01:31 PM
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I love this name. I guess it helps the one person I know who has this name is really, really pretty and sweet as can be! I like it pronounced Eh-REEN-ee the best...then Eh-REN-ee. I think she pronounces it Ear-eenie.
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July 11th, 2011, 09:06 PM
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It's weird, I don't like it spelt Irene, but I really like Eirene! I pronounce it Eye-reen

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July 12th, 2011, 04:19 PM
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I thought it looked like EYE-ren-eh, I kinda like it like that but it does make me think of Irony.

I am peace, full of unconditional love. I am confident and in tune with the Divine, receptive to guidance.
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July 14th, 2011, 03:52 PM
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I do not like it at all. I feel it has such an old feeling to it.
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