how would you pronounce the Swedish name Maja?

my name is from greenland-Naja and it’s pronounced Na-i-ya

it Maja similar?

8 Answers

    1 month ago

    Yes. It would be the same. In nordic countries j is often pronounced as I.

    The same goes for Katja pronounced kat-i-a. I had a Swedish friend whose name was Maja, and her name was pronounced Ma-i-ya, the i being like “aie!” in Scottish.

  • ?
    4 days ago

    Maja Name

  • bitsy_pixie
    1 month ago

    Possibly and you could pronounce it that way if you wanted but just looking at it people would think that is would be pronounced MY – A

  • Riku.
    1 month ago

    maja is swedish a slang for “marijuana” also 😀 haha

    but i pronounce it mah-ja

  • Fröken Fräken
    1 month ago

    Yes it’s the same pronunciation. They’re both lovely names!

  • olessa_lds
    1 month ago

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  • Old Witch
    1 month ago

    I think yes…

    j the same as in Polish geman…wh

  • Christie W
    1 month ago

    cool name

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