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St.George's avatar

What is the correct way to pronounce "Porche," as in the car?

Asked by St.George (5852points) April 8th, 2008
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St.George's avatar

I meant Porsche. It’s still early.

65Stang's avatar

Yeah, but that’s how you pronounce it. Sorry I didn’t catch your misspell.

eambos's avatar

Ive heard it pronounced “poor-sha” by Many people, so I’m not sure

Les's avatar

It is a German name (actually the name of a man, Ferdinand who started the company). You pronounce the ‘e’ at the end. “porsh-uh”

soundedfury's avatar

The Porsche TV commercials in the U.S. use the correct “Porsch-a” pronunciation. I would trust them.

65Stang's avatar

correction- that’s how I’ve pronounced it. But thanks!

El_Cadejo's avatar

the correct way is “Porsch-a” but i always say “porsh”

Spargett's avatar

I’ve talked to salesmen at different Porche dealerships.

Each guy said different things. My money is on “Porch-uh”.

browncm's avatar

Of course it’s “Porsch-uh!” If that’s how the company pronounces it, that’s how it should be pronounced. The “uh” part is pretty soft though.

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