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Pronunciation of names ending in -stein (i,.e. Weinstein, Rosenstein): stine or steen?

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Pronunciation of names ending in -stein: stine or steen?

Rod Rosenstein
https://www.translatum.gr/forum/index.php?topic=564788.0

Harvey Weinstein
https://www.translatum.gr/forum/index.php?topic=467926.0


ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

There were many points of contention this week, and we're going to focus for a moment on one of them - one that we think we can actually resolve.

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

The deputy attorney general - is he Rod Rosenstine (ph) or Rod Rosensteen (ph)?

SIEGEL: This week, we heard both.

(SOUNDBITE OF MONTAGE)

UNIDENTIFIED REPORTER #1: Rod Rosenstine.

UNIDENTIFIED REPORTER #2: Rod Rosensteen.

UNIDENTIFIED REPORTER #3: Rod Rosensteen.

UNIDENTIFIED REPORTER #4: Rosenstine.

UNIDENTIFIED REPORTER #5: Rosensteen.

SIEGEL: So which is it?

CORNISH: Well, our intrepid producer, Selena Simmons-Duffin - that's pronounced Simmons Duffin - went to C-SPAN and found this old clip from a 2008 press conference.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

ROD ROSENSTEIN: Good morning, I'm Rod Rosenstein, U.S. attorney for Maryland, and I'm very honored to be here on behalf of the Department of Justice.

CORNISH: There you have it folks. It's stine - Rosenstein.

SIEGEL: We should note that this is a constant issue for people with last names that end in S-T-E-I-N, including mad scientists.
https://www.npr.org/2017/05/12/528166353/is-it-steen-or-stine-how-to-pronounce-rod-rosensteins-name

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