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When Lama is used for the Andean Member of the camel family in English it should be spelled with a double l: llama


Llama and lama are not homophones!-- 10:51, 16 August 2006 (UTC)

Yes it is. They are both pronounced /ˈlɑ:mə/ invalid IPA characters (:), replace : with ː. Widsith 10:58, 16 August 2006 (UTC)

You mean "it are", don't you? ;-). Next you'll be telling me Llewellyn is pronounced "Lou-Ellen". OK, maybe I was wrong. I checked the OED, and apparently the Spanish pronunciation is not the standard English pronunciation. -- 12:39, 16 August 2006 (UTC)