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July 29, 2008

Video: Ovi… how do you say it?

INTERNATIONAL – It’s one of those peculiar words. The Finnish word for door, “Ovi“, can sound soft, strong or strange depending on where you come from, where you’re living, your cultural influences, and a multitude of other factors. I thought everyone I knew would say it pretty much the same way, so I asked a bunch of them. Turned out I couldn’t have been more wrong.

Of course its subtle and subconscious, but surely how we say something and how we hear it in our head can influence how we feel towards anything, even product or a service. Anyway, here’s my short video of people in my life, living in London, saying “Ovi“…

In case you were wondering how it’s ‘supposed’ to be pronounced, here’s how…


I’ve posted this short video on Share on Ovi as well as our YouTube channels, and we’d be really interested to hear how you say it response on our YouTube channel.

What do you think? Let us know in the comments section below.

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