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How is the name Missandei from Game of Thrones supposed to be pronounced? I've heard characters like Grey Worm and Daenerys pronounce it very differently to how the showrunner pronounces it here:

(3 minutes and 13 seconds in).

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  • I would assume a native Essosi and a Valyrian noblewoman to have a better grasp of it than two English dudes.
    – Napoleon Wilson
    May 15, 2019 at 22:42
  • @NapoleonWilson what English dudes? The show runners Benioff and Weiss are both Americans .
    – Sarriesfan
    May 16, 2019 at 6:32
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    The language, not the region.
    – Napoleon Wilson
    May 16, 2019 at 6:34

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How is the name Missandei from Game of Thrones supposed to be pronounced?

From when Daenerys and Missandei first meet and Daenerys asks for her name:

If anyone is going to pronounce her name correctly, it would be Missandei herself.

(sounds like "miss-anne-daye")

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