Oh, I'm sorry. Once again I forgot how differently English is pronounced all over the world. What I meant was closer to the Australian Aunt than to the American Aunt, see here in the Wiktionary.msfry wrote:Not sure I understand this suggestion. I did pronounce it to rhyme with "aunts, pants", etc. But some might say it to rhyme with "fonts". My mother is Parisian French. I will ask her tonight.rillig wrote:msfry wrote: 13:30 just in case you want to pronounce the city of "Nantes" in French, it rhymes with the English "aunt"
The French pronunciation for Nantes is heard of in this video.