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Is it Naomi or Naami?

Wikipedia says "Standard Hebrew Noʻomi, Tiberian Hebrew nåʿå̆mī"

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closed as off-topic by WAF, Y ez, Seth J, Danny Schoemann, Gemini Man Aug 14 '14 at 20:07

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i heard in english its na oh mee or something like that. but in hebrew i would pronounce it as no3omee – MoriDoweedhYaa3qob Aug 14 '14 at 6:22
I don't understand the question. נעמי is Hebrew. How do you pronounce a Hebrew word in English? Are you asking how to transliterate it? Surely there are many systems for doing so. Do you want someone to transcribe the pronunciation in IPA? – Double AA Aug 14 '14 at 6:41
What you are asking (aside from being unrelated to Judaism) is not a clear question. One can transliterate directly which, to my ear, would give one "Na'amee" or one can adapt the name (sort of like how Amora became Gomorrah and Shlomo became Solomon). – Danno Aug 14 '14 at 12:43
Are you assuming the vowel "a" will be pronounced like a Scotsman? An Australian? A Bostonian? – Double AA Aug 14 '14 at 13:44
You've already provided two pronunciations. Are you looking for more? Is this a survey? Are you asking what is the most "correct"? – Seth J Aug 14 '14 at 16:07

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