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Pronounciations of "Celica" #383057 Jan 25, 11:53am Jan 25, 11:53am
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Pronounciations of "Celica"
Ok this is kinda a bit of an awkward post, but I just wanted to find out exactly what's the right way to say our cars name "Celica". Cause I call it "Cell-la-Ka" but 1/2 the people I met also call it "Sa-leek-ka"! What the heck is the real way to say it? Wonder how they say it in Japan?

Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: GTS_Rosh] #383058 Jan 25, 11:54am Jan 25, 11:54am
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oh i thought it was kell-ic-AYE rofl















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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: rem] #383059 Jan 25, 11:58am Jan 25, 11:58am
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there's two main pronunciations

Celica = "sell-la-cah" = "sah-leak-a"

Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: RicePowered] #383060 Jan 25, 12:00pm Jan 25, 12:00pm
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"Cell-la-Ka" thumbsup


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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: Traviesa86] #383061 Jan 25, 12:07pm Jan 25, 12:07pm
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"sell-la-cah"
"sell-la-cah"
"sell-la-cah"
"sell-la-cah"
"sell-la-cah"
"sell-la-cah"
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"sell-la-cah"



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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: Traviesa86] #383062 Jan 25, 12:07pm Jan 25, 12:07pm
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what about "sell-ick-uh"


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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: Xer0GT] #383063 Jan 25, 12:12pm Jan 25, 12:12pm
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I've always called it Sa-Leek-Ka! Always get annoyed when people call it Cell-la-Ka! grin

Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: speed_celica] #383064 Jan 25, 12:21pm Jan 25, 12:21pm
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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: speed_celica] #383065 Jan 25, 12:21pm Jan 25, 12:21pm
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its mainly "sell-ick-kah"
or "sell-la-kah"


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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: speed_celica] #383066 Jan 25, 12:38pm Jan 25, 12:38pm
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I believe in a lot of the world, going by broadcasts of the JGTC races, its pronounced "Suh-lee-kuh". But to each his own. Here in the south, I say it, and always heard it said, "Sell-ick-uh". Every part of the world has their own pronunciation of car names. Watch WRC broadcasts or Fifth Gear on Speed. Hyundai (Hun-day) becomes "High-un-dye". Jaguar (Jag-wire or Jag-war) becomes "Jag-you-are". Nissan (Nee-sahn) becomes "Niss-uhn". And Z in a car designation is never Z, its Zed. So the Nissan 350Z is the Niss-uhn Three Fifty Zed. spineyes


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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: GTS_Rosh] #383067 Jan 25, 1:17pm Jan 25, 1:17pm
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I agree with what everyone else said. In the US most people say "sell-ick-ah" but I remember from when I went to Costa Rica, that in latin american countries its "sel-eek-ah". Tomato tomoto. It doesn't matter really

Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: vcel523] #383068 Jan 25, 1:19pm Jan 25, 1:19pm
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My asain frinds call it a sa-LIK-kah


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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: Midknyt] #383069 Jan 25, 1:20pm Jan 25, 1:20pm
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Probably the "sell - ick - uh" pronunciation is Westernized. I've only ever heard people say it that way though. What does it mean again? Something like "celestial"?


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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: ExNihilo] #383070 Jan 25, 1:34pm Jan 25, 1:34pm
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Here's another one I hear two different pronounciation on...what is the proper way to say a Honda Prelude? Prey-lude or Pree-lude?

Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: GTS_Rosh] #383071 Jan 25, 1:41pm Jan 25, 1:41pm
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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: jonnyess] #383072 Jan 25, 1:44pm Jan 25, 1:44pm
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this thread makes my head hurt...





sell-ick-a.. to me i say it how it's spelled... if it was spelled celeeca... i would say it the other way...


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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: celikitten] #383073 Jan 25, 1:48pm Jan 25, 1:48pm
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In japan they say "cerica" tongue


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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: CID498] #383074 Jan 25, 1:59pm Jan 25, 1:59pm
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Also, The word "Celica" is derived from the Spanish word for "heavenly" or "celestial".

Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: Jaques] #383075 Jan 25, 2:05pm Jan 25, 2:05pm
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^^ Oh boy! Here we go again spineyes tongue


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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: CID498] #383076 Jan 25, 2:31pm Jan 25, 2:31pm
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the euro commercial prounced it see leek uh, im one with cell-ick-uh


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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: CID498] #383077 Jan 25, 2:40pm Jan 25, 2:40pm
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Originally Posted by CID498
^^ Oh boy! Here we go again spineyes tongue

again?

Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: Jaques] #383078 Jan 25, 2:49pm Jan 25, 2:49pm
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^^ yeah we had a thread a while ago on the meaning behind the word "celica"


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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: eric_h] #383079 Jan 25, 2:53pm Jan 25, 2:53pm
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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: speed_celica] #383080 Jan 25, 2:58pm Jan 25, 2:58pm
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Originally Posted by speed_celica
I've always called it Sa-Leek-Ka! Always get annoyed when people call it Cell-la-Ka! grin


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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: Bakablo1] #383081 Jan 25, 3:39pm Jan 25, 3:39pm
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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: xTc_celica] #383082 Jan 25, 3:46pm Jan 25, 3:46pm
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who cars? it's a made-up word anyway. say it how you want thumbsup

Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: Xer0GT] #383083 Jan 25, 4:59pm Jan 25, 4:59pm
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Originally Posted by Xer0GT
what about "sell-ick-uh"

Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #383084 Jan 25, 5:14pm Jan 25, 5:14pm
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Originally Posted by Speed4TheNeed
who cars? it's a made-up word anyway. say it how you want thumbsup

It's not a madeup word. spineyes

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Originally Posted by Jaques
Originally Posted by Speed4TheNeed
who cars? it's a made-up word anyway. say it how you want thumbsup

It's not a madeup word. spineyes


it pretty much is

Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: VSGTS14] #383086 Jan 25, 5:37pm Jan 25, 5:37pm
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
its mainly "sell-ick-kah"
or "sell-la-kah"

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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: SilverWolf] #383088 Jan 25, 5:48pm Jan 25, 5:48pm
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i say sa-leek-ka and im correct


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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: My Sixth Gear] #383089 Jan 25, 5:58pm Jan 25, 5:58pm
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Originally Posted by My Sixth Gear
i say sa-leek-ka and im correct


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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: VSGTS14] #383090 Jan 25, 6:06pm Jan 25, 6:06pm
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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: My Sixth Gear] #383091 Jan 25, 6:32pm Jan 25, 6:32pm
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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: Zero] #383094 Jan 25, 6:43pm Jan 25, 6:43pm
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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #383095 Jan 25, 6:58pm Jan 25, 6:58pm
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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: My Sixth Gear] #383096 Jan 25, 7:15pm Jan 25, 7:15pm
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Originally Posted by My Sixth Gear
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i find that up here in canada, we call it a sell-e-kah, eh?? rofl

but when i go to the states, or meet ppl from there they call it a sell-i-ka

color=color
same difference!


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Re: Pronounciations of "Celica" [Re: Skyla] #383098 Jan 26, 1:14am Jan 26, 1:14am
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i usually say sell la ka or sell lee ka. depending on my mood spineyes

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