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Saiga

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by applekev, Dec 25, 2007.

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  1. applekev

    applekev Member

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    How do you pronounce Saiga? Is it say-ga?
     
  2. armoredman

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    I always heard Sigh-gah.
     
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    I've always heard it/called it SAY-gah.
     
  4. Deer Hunter

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    When someone says SAY-gah, I think Sega and that little fast blue hedghog.

    I've always called it SIGH-gah.
     
  5. loosehorse

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    Blue hedge hog?
    Say "say-ga" and most everybody know what you are talking about around here.
    Merry Christmas all !
     
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    The name of the antelope for which the gun is named is pronounced (sī′gə), according to my dictionary. I assume the macron means the same thing as macrons elsewhere, so that would make it "sigh-guh".
     
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    Everyone says 'say-gah' correctly is ' sigh-gah'
     
  9. nalioth

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    Actually, the pronunciation changes depending on where you live.

    Both are "correct".
     
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    sigh-gah

    sayga = sega genesis gaming console
     
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    Boom Stick :neener:
     
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    "That dolgurn Rooskie rifle thet no body kin pronounce!"
     
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    beat to death on the saiga boards (by me). SIGH - GAH is correct and it seems most americans, especially south, say SAY GAH.

    I never put a connection to sega but that makes sense to me.
     
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