A&P How do you say Nikon?

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  1. havelegs

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    I've heard people pronounce it as "kneekon" and I've heard "nyekon". For me I say "nyekon", what's correct?
     
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    'awesome'


    or at least that's how I say it.
     
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    Pronunciation as the company was founded would be the 'Knee-Kohn' route since it is a Japanese company.

    Pronunciation in the states is generally 'Nigh-kon' and across the pond is usually 'Nick-on'
     
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    im australian and i say nick-on
     
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    Nick-on! I'm going to start saying that to throw people off.
     
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    Nikon commercials in the US pronounce it "Nigh-kon." That's how I say it, but I also know the original pronunciation is "Knee-kon" and hear that here and there.
     
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    "wannabuy"

    And how do you say Canon?
     
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    :hsugh: so is what Nee-Con? or Ny-con?
     
  11. Wobistdu

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    in the US it's ny-kon, in europe it's nee-kon

    who gives a shit
     
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    this.

    when i was in the philippines i heard a lot of ppl say nee-kon.

    what do they say in Japan?
     
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    cha-ching
     
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    i'm lookin at some commercials and the US ones say Nai-kon and the international ones say Nee-Kon or Nih-Kon
     
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    :rofl::rofl:
     
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    I say NYkawn you say NICKawn.
     

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