How To Pronounce 'd'arvit'

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Post by NinjAngel » Sun 29th Oct 2006

I think I'll have to go with the Narator on this one. XD

I'll use Jeanne D'Arc as an example. The D'Ar part is found in both D'Arc in D'Arvit. So, with D'Arc being pronounced Da-ark, (REALLY short first A...almost an I or E sound) I go with Da-arvit/Daar-vit.
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Post by BlackOpal » Sun 29th Oct 2006

MichaelM wrote: I just say it as darvit ^_^

I dont know if thats right, but in english, you tend to pronouce words with apostrophes as just one word.

Eg. They're is just theyre, not they-err. :)

I agree. I just pronounce it how it is written. I don't know why it would be Dee arvit, though darveet sounds ok.
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Post by sorana » Mon 30th Oct 2006

I pronounce how it's written too.or when I want to be sarcastic,I say 'deeee-arvit' :D
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Post by The III Prodigy » Sun 11th Feb 2007

Hey, this is out of topic, but Suze Simon? Are you a fan of the Mediator series?

I just thought d'arvit, like it's written. Don't really know...don't really care...coz Arty never says it. ^_^
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Post by inkweaver » Tue 13th Feb 2007

Sofie wrote: I start saying the d, like you want to say... Dove, for example. But before you get to the o, you stop and say 'arvit'... If that makes sense. My guess is it doesn't. :blink:

it made sense.

with me, every time i read it or *coughcursewhenistubmytoecough*
i pronounce it different.

dahr veet

duhAR veet (which is what i am saying is probably right)

daahr VEET

DAR veet

duh-ar VEET

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Post by MMK » Tue 13th Feb 2007

I pronounce it like Dih Arviht. Softer, sort of. And the A makes an 'ah' sound.
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Post by Hanyou Kitty » Tue 13th Feb 2007

I say it like dARveet, although it's probubly dee arvit.

Contractions are different.

Ah, but how do you know it's not a contraction?
I like darvit?s explination
Like D'Arvit could've originally been something like Derhaushvakie Arvit or something, so they shortened the word.

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Post by Lufgif » Thu 15th Feb 2007

Hanyou Kitty wrote: I say it like dARveet, although it's probubly dee arvit.

Contractions are different.

Ah, but how do you know it's not a contraction?
I like darvit?s explination
Like D'Arvit could've originally been something like Derhaushvakie Arvit or something, so they shortened the word.

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If it is, then yes, it's darvit (or darveet).

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Post by petitebrunette » Mon 19th Feb 2007

wow i just will have to hear it in the movie=)

im kinda like FAB pronounces i think

I say the D like DE ( like they pronounce in spanish) then AR ( I say my a like the a in astounding, and I kind of role my R) then Vit ( the i sounds more like an e) D'arvit.
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Post by Zaquintor » Sat 19th May 2007

Since the day i stsrted reading, I've pronounced it like this:
(D-R-VIT) OR (DEE-ARE-VIT)

They both sound the same but i thought the second one would be easier to under stand :wink: .
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Post by no. 1 » Sun 20th May 2007

haha i just pronnounce it as quick a possible... the less syllables involved, the better. After all, it is a swear word, and swear words (or at least the most commonly used ones) tend to be only 1 or 2 syllables... really easy to say in a really short space of time, as well as being really harsh... after all, thats what they're there for.

so... DAR - VIT. 2 syllables will do me. :P
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Post by MasterFowl » Fri 1st Jun 2007

I've always pronounced it straight through - like "Darvit"

It sounds closer to the mud men swear words!

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Re: How To Pronounce 'd'arvit'

Post by teslashark » Thu 14th Jun 2007

just try to change the v into n and get shocked! :D 8) :lol:
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Re: How To Pronounce 'd'arvit'

Post by darvit » Mon 18th Jun 2007

teslashark wrote:just try to change the v into n and get shocked! :D 8) :lol:

Excellent point, teslashark! XD

I've always thought that Colfer got his inspiration for d'arvit from that real-life expletive. ;) They really sound alike [if you pronounce d'arvit as darvit, of course]. ;)
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Re: How To Pronounce 'd'arvit'

Post by cherry » Sat 29th Dec 2007

ummmm... I personally think it's pronounced 'darvit'. simply as that :D the reason I think that is because it is supposed to be a simple, short word, like 'd**n it!' I think you all know what what word I'm referring to :D

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