[RPG] How to pronounce “Mhurren”


It's listed as a male half-orc name in 5e PHB.

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If it is assumed to have a Celtic/Gaelic origin, then it is pronounced "vurren" or "wurren".

Most of my examples would come from the names of Scottish mountains - e.g. Sgurr a' Mhaim, Sgurr Mhurlagain, Sgurr Mhic Coinnich, where the Mh is pronounced "v". (See here for spoken examples.)

In Irish gaelic is would be more of a "w" sound when occurring at the start of a word: "wurren" (e.g. see here.)