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Jasterix

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Do you say jeh-veh-script, jah-vah-script or something else?

I always thought everyone pronounced it the same way.
But I recently watch a video where the speaker called it jeh-(rhymes with meh)-veh-script.

How common is this pronunciation?

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Thomas H Jones II

Can't say I've ever heard someone say "Java" like "Jehveh". Pretty sure that would make me twitch harder than listening to people mispronounce Azure. :p

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Yaroslav

In Russia there are some people who use [yah-vah], because the Java island and some cigarettes ”Ява" are pronounsed as Yah-vah (ya like in yacht).

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Elliot Derhay

I was thinking something similar. It could easily be because of the YouTuber's native accent.

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Robert

I mean, where did jeh-veh-script come from?

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JavaScript Joel

Same way you would say Java

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Jasterix Author

Which is...? jAHva or jEHva?

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Andrey Barkov

How bout zheva sckipt?

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