How Do You Pronounce 'La Marseillaise'?
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'La Marseillaise' is the name of the French national anthem. It was composed by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle in 1792. A group of republican volunteers from Marseille adopted it as their marching song, and it marked their entry into Paris. The lyrics are those of a bloody battle cry. Its popularity spread, and the rest is history.
- La Marseillaise
- lah mar/say/yehz
The simple way to deal with pronouncing 'Marseillaise' is to say 'mar' exactly as you would the English word 'mar', 'seille' like the English word 'say', and '-aise' like '-ehz'.