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How Did You Pronounce "Hermione" Before There Was A Definitive Answer?

Hermy-own-ninny?

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It was also before the release of the movies, which gave shape to things we had only imagined before.

Warner Bros.

Like Voldemort's appearance for instance. He was more humanoid in my head, but still managed to be supremely creepy anyway. He certainly had more realistic nostrils.

And there was no tweeting at J.K. to factcheck.

.@benjaminroffman Anthony Goldstein, Ravenclaw, Jewish wizard.

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Buuuuuut anytime you talked to someone IRL about the book, there was one thing fans could never agree on.

  1. How did you pronounce Hermione before the movies were released?

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    Her-me-own
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    Herm-o-nee
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    Her-mar-nee
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    Her-moyn
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    Her-moan
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    Her-moi-nee
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    Herr-mee-own
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    Herr-moyn
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    Herr-moan
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    Herr-me-owny
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    Her-me-owny
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    Her-moyn-ee
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    Her-my-own
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    We made up a nickname because the name was too hard.
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    I became a Potter fan after the movies came out.
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    We made up a nickname because the name was too hard.
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    I became a Potter fan after the movies came out.
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