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Old 07-19-2012, 10:14 PM   #1
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a friend of mine pronounces it MO...sin NA....gent ( with g like in george) accent on the first syllables

i pronounce it mo...SIN na...GANT (with g like in golf) accent on the second syllables

what is it?
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Old 07-19-2012, 10:18 PM   #2
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I've always said Mo-zin Nuh-Ghan. I have heard from Rusky sources that the 't' on the end is silent.

I once knew a guy that pronounced it 'Mah-zee Guh-not.'
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I always thought it was, Винтовка Мосина, but that`s just me......................LOL
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I've always said Mo-zin Nuh-Ghan. I have heard from Rusky sources that the 't' on the end is silent.

I once knew a guy that pronounced it 'Mah-zee Guh-not.'
I asked a Russian native how to pronounce Mosin-Nagant and she answered very much like you have typed. I think you have nailed it!
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I pronounce it MO...sin Na...Gant (with a southern accent thrown in.
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I pronounce it MO...sin Na...Gant (with a southern accent thrown in.
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a friend of mine pronounces it MO...sin NA....gent ( with g like in george) accent on the first syllables

i pronounce it mo...SIN na...GANT (with g like in golf) accent on the second syllables

what is it?
It's a bolt-action, internal magazine-fed, military rifle invented under the government commission by Russian and Belgian inventors, and used by the armed forces of the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union and various other nations, ya'll.
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It's a bolt-action, internal magazine-fed, military rifle invented under the government commission by Russian and Belgian inventors, and used by the armed forces of the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union and various other nations.
You forgot the ya'll
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It's MO-seen Nah-GON, the T is definitely silent.
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It's MO-seen Nah-GON, the T is definitely silent.
I saw the same description on 7.62.net, I'd link it up but I don't feel like it!

If you say it out loud, it sounds like a French accent but I'll be dipped if I'm gonna walk around talkin' like some cheese eatin' surrender monkey so me says MO-ZIN...then I go and ice my shoulder down...
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