How Do You Pronounce 'Malana'?
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How to pronounce Malana in India
Malana is a small village in India, and although I guessed the pronunciation (which is straightforward aside from the stress), I must confess that I took to watching youtube videos to ensure I got it right. There is no such thing as an 'Indian' language. India has numerous languages, although Hindi, along with English tends to be the most widely spoken. The town of Malana has its own unique language of Kanashi/Raksh according to Wikipedia, and this language has no real resemblance to any other language. Fortunately, all I have to do is get the pronunciation of the name of the village right :)
I'm putting this under 'Hindi' for classification purposes because I'm not sure how accurate the Wikipedia entry is, and I have no way of verifying that information.
After listening to the pronunciation of Malana in this video, I'm confident that the pronunciation is 100% accurate. Phonetically, the first 'a' is a neutral vowel, and the stress falls on the second syllable, so you say mə:LAH:nah which you will easily pick up from the audio.
Malana has the distinction of being known as providing the world's best hash, the legendary ' Malana Cream'.