Most explorers realize that taking in another dialect can be extreme, yet there are a few words out there that can truly toss you for a loop.
Especially when they're the names of spots that you're endeavoring to get to.
Research led by voyage operator Bolsover Cruise Club found that the Slovenian city Ptuj is the world's hardest city to articulate, with 92% neglecting to know the right pronunciation.
For the record, no, it's not articulated "pooj" or "put-ooj." It's really articulated "p-as well ee," as per the journey organization site. We get it. It's a touch of confounding in the event that you don't talk the language.
People additionally attempted to articulate the names of Guimarães (88%), Rijeka (84%), Skopje (80%) and Oaxaca (76%).
In option, the examination contemplated distinctive traveler goals, tourist spots and nourishments that non-local speakers experience issues articulating. One especially dubious milestone is Eyjafjallajökull well of lava in Iceland, which 98% of non-Icelanders essentially can't wrap their heads around.
It's articulated: "Ay-yah-fyad-layer-kuh-tel." Clear as day.
Michael Wilson, Managing Director at Bolsover Cruise Club, remarked on the examination in an official statement, "Acing the national dialect when heading abroad is dependably an awesome method to awe local people, notwithstanding, it appears to be a significant number of us don't generally get it right."
But with a name like Eyjafjallajökull, would you be able to accuse us?
Learning the dialect is all piece of the world travel understanding. In the event that you are experiencing difficulty, it's in every case great to have a convenient interpretation word reference in your bag.
More data on the investigation can be found on the Bolsover Cruise Club website.