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View Poll Results: Do you pronounce Ariens A-rens or A-ri-ens?
A-rens with short A, long e 7 53.85%
A-ri-ens with short A & i, long e 6 46.15%
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post #1 of 13 Old 01-07-2018, 12:52 PM Thread Starter
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Do you pronounce A-ri-ens or A-rens

I pronounce Ariens A-rens with a short vowel A.

I heard on a video from a customer at an Ariens store pronounce it A-ri-ens with a short A, short i, a long e.

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I pronounce it TORO.. I pronounce it Airins

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I heard an Ariens commercial just the other day and they pronounced it Aarons.

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Hmm. Guess I've been saying it wrong.
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When you call the company people call it air'-ins. When I 1st heard it, I was so surprised. I still call it Air'-e-ins.
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A-ri-ens with short A & i, long e
As in the Aryan Race? As corrupted by the Nazis and Mussolini?

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I pronounce it ‘Toro’
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