It's time to learn how to pronounce Qatar :)

VANMOST
By VANMOST

Qatar got Fifa 2022... Now it's time to learn how to pronounce Qatar :)

Its correct pronunciation is : Kah-Tr (similar to Cutter)

not Ka-tar (like guitar) ....

Got it? ;)

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By arecel• 10 years 6 months ago.
arecel

Kah-Tr and Katar are both ok. what isn't is when someone pronounced it as Gatar like the British Queen.

By anonymous• 10 years 6 months ago.
anonymous

For guys from the West its... Kah-Tr (similar to Cutter)

For guys from the East its.....Ka-tar (like guitar) ....

Very SIMBLE

By Ice Maiden• 10 years 6 months ago.
Ice Maiden

Not just the pronounciation, people even get the spelling wrong. Katar & Quater, Kuatar, are trending on Twitter.

By edifis• 10 years 6 months ago.
edifis

Qatar means diameter or girth.

By soniya• 10 years 6 months ago.
soniya

Ok....got it..:))

By reysaj• 10 years 6 months ago.
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reysaj

To be fair enough with other bidders for 2022 WC, only Qatar (Kah-Tr) has a sincere passion to bring together players from countries with not-so-good diplomatic relations with them particularly Israel. I may hope that good diplomatic relations between Israel and other Arab countries may strengthen not just for football but to unite the whole region irregardless of religion, language and culture. Forever FRIENDSHIPS and PEACE among Arab counties I shall hope. Mabrook...more progress...Qatar.

By anonymous• 10 years 6 months ago.
anonymous

May be an Arab speaking QLer can give a phonetic translation from Arabic, Any One?

By deedee• 10 years 6 months ago.
deedee

the nationals don't even agree on how to pronounce it!

By edifis• 10 years 6 months ago.
edifis

Name of the country is Cut and it's citizens are cutter! right?

By Happy Horizons• 10 years 6 months ago.
Happy Horizons

I have heard soooooooo many different ways of pronouncing Qatar that I have to sometimes hold myself back from wincing. Among them:

Kay-Taar

Kayter

Qway-tar (some automatically add a "u" after "Q")

Cut-her...

But as old wisdom says: a rose by any other name is still a rose.

Mabrouk Qatar!

By ex.ex.expat• 10 years 6 months ago.
ex.ex.expat

I know several Al-Thanis that pronounce it like it rhymes with guitar, as well as Qataris who pronounce it different ways. I don't think they really need us telling them how to pronounce their country, mate ;)

By VANMOST• 10 years 6 months ago.
VANMOST

How do you pronounce knife and Honour? Do you spell them like nife and onour? ;)

By sohail20282• 10 years 6 months ago.
sohail20282

Then we have to spell Qtar not Qatar

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