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      03-07-2020, 07:50 AM   #1
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BMW explains how to say "BMW" in different languages

Great video by BMW on how to correctly pronounce its name in German and other languages.

https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-li...unciation.html

So now, how do I pronounce X7 in German?
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"ix zee-ben"
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ex seven) because it was designed for the US market and made in South Carolina)
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ex seven) because it was designed for the US market and made in South Carolina)
I wonder if the Germans take American delivery program and ship their vehicles back home

Is that even a thing?
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I can understand the word BMW in all the languages on that site.
Except for the Chinese ,honestly that sounds like I say in my language "grandma"
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"ix zee-ben"
Mate . You nailed it !
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ex seven) because it was designed for the US market and made in South Carolina)
^This! I think alphanumeric names are great because of this, it doesn't need to be translated. That said, why do we make up new names for places in different languages, BMW is based in München, not Munich. Munich isn't a place it's just a name that English made up.
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Odd, they did not have someone pronouncing it English (or even the Queen's English).

Of course Mercedes could have some fun with the advert. How does one say BMW? Mer-Cee-Dez :-).
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I can understand the word BMW in all the languages on that site.
Except for the Chinese ,honestly that sounds like I say in my language "grandma"
Funnily it means prized horse, like a damn good stallion
, its beautiful in Chinese, one of the best names for a car brand
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I want to clarify that in Hong Kong and Taiwan, it is "BMW" pronounced as "Bee Em Double-you".
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