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How Do You Pronounce "Embraer"  
User currently offlineVxG From United States of America, joined May 2004, 102 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 13906 times:

Searched around and couldn't find this subject - so I'll ask on this forum. How do you pronounce "Embraer".

I always thought it was pretty much phonetic - like 'embrayer' but I've heard FA's pronounce it was a more french style pronunciation - like 'OM-brayer'.

So which is it? Maybe a Portuguese speaker can enlighten us.

- VxG

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User currently offlineArmitageShanks From UK - England, joined Dec 2003, 3611 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 13906 times:

I don't know if this is correct, but I always said it like "Em Bree Air or M Bree Air."

User currently offlineLan_Fanatic From Chile, joined Sep 2001, 1071 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 13896 times:

I don't know the correct portuguese pronunciation, but the way I pronounce it, in spanish (portuguese's brother language) is EM (like ENron, but with the M)- BRA (like wonderBRA)- ER (like vancouvER).

I hope it is clear  Smile


User currently offlineNZblue From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 637 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 13895 times:

I pronounce it similarly to Lan_Fanatic, however I pronounce the -er as "air," so verbally it would sound like: M (letter M)-bra (as above)-air.

Not quite sure what the EXACT pronunciation is, but that one works for me.

NZblue



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User currently offlineTRACON From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 115 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 13884 times:

I've always pronounced it EM-BR-A-ER.

-TRACON


User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31667 posts, RR: 56
Reply 5, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 13883 times:

Apart from the pronounciation.What does it Mean.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineTRACON From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 115 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 13883 times:

Embraer is an aircraft company.

User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31667 posts, RR: 56
Reply 7, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 13873 times:

Embraer is an aircraft company
 Smile
I know,But what does the name mean.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineBA380 From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 1466 posts, RR: 8
Reply 8, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day ago) and read 13855 times:

thanks for the insight, TRACON  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


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User currently offlineJetBlast From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 1231 posts, RR: 10
Reply 9, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 13850 times:

I say "EM-BRA (with a long a like air)- ER"
But that's just me!

Regards
JetBlast @ BWI  Smile/happy/getting dizzy



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User currently offlinePPVRA From Brazil, joined Nov 2004, 8942 posts, RR: 40
Reply 10, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 13846 times:

Hey guys!

It's pronounced EHN-BRAH-AIR ...make the H sound flow like a normal word, not so ahhhhh long.

It stands for Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica, or Brazilian Aeronautics Company.

Hope this helps  Wink/being sarcastic

PPVRA



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User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11951 posts, RR: 47
Reply 11, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 13843 times:

I'm happy they shortened it...  Big grin

Thom@s



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User currently offlineLH423 From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 6501 posts, RR: 54
Reply 12, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 13807 times:

I've always pronounced it em-BRAY-er.

LH423



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User currently offlineWillbdsp From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 302 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 13803 times:

I've heard it pronounced M Bree Air

User currently offlineCory6188 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2686 posts, RR: 6
Reply 14, posted (9 years 7 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 13813 times:

I think that EM-BRAY-AIR is the correct pronounciation. That's how the prerecorded voice on the COEx safety briefing announces it, and I did a double take the first time I heard it because I always used to say EM-BRAY-ER until I flew with COEx. I even asked the F/A about it and she said that she used to think the same thing until coming to COEx.

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