German pronunciation help needed

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  1. evangilder

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    Hey all your German speakers, I am doing a presentation tomorrow about the dawn of the jet age. What is the proper pronunciation for Hans Von Ohain's last name. Is it Von O-hayn, like rain, or O-hine, like wine? Or is it something else? I want to pronounce it correctly.

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    Im sure old Adler,Erich or co will come up trumps Eric
    My German is a bit limited too
    ACHTUNG ALLES LOOKENPEEPERS
    Das Computermaschine ist nicht fur Finger-poken und mittengrabben.
    Ist easy schnappen der springwerk, blowenfusen und poppencorken mit spitzensparken. Ist nicht fur gewrken bel das dummkopfen. Das rubber-necken sightseeren must keepen hands in das pockets relaxen und watch das lights ger-blinken.

    Somehow I dont think it's quite right though. :rolleyes:
     
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    :lol: You crack me up, Lee!
     
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    probably late but it should be: O-hine (with attraction on the first letter - O - try to prononce it "long")
     

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