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Thread: Aeris vs Aerith: The Great Debate

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    Default Aeris vs Aerith: The Great Debate

    What is your preference?

    First of all, they're both right.

    It's Aerith, yeah. But if you grew up playing PS1, whether or not it's incorrectly translated is irrelevant. You're used to it, and it was officially localized as Aeris.

    This one isn't even that a big deal. Imagine being called "Butz" lmao.

    I left off the third poll option, "I just use whatever is said in that specific game", which I think is the choice most people would be okay with.

    Fun Fact: In a more recent FF7 playthrough a few years back, I changed her name to Aerith. You can still notice in sentences where it's supposed to be Aeris when they signify the double S apostrophe indicating possession.

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    Aerith always sounded better to me than Aeris. I think I switched to Aerith as soon as I learned about that name.


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    I used to be pro-Aeris but over the years I changed. I think Aerith looks and sounds nicer.

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    I prefer Aeris. I know that may just be a consequence of originally seeing the name as Aeris and not knowing it was supposed to be Aerith, but I have another reason. Although Aerith provides the nice thematic anagram, when it comes to names an aesthetic response matters a bit more to me. Aerith gives the impression of a kid with a lisp mispronouncing a name. Aeris is the more aesthetically pleasing sound.

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    Aeris looks and sounds nicer to me, Aerith just feels lispy. I don't mind either, but I think knowing that the name was Aeris in the first game just makes the th part afterwards feel odd.

    Despite that, I like the character better in all the things in which she's called Aerith, so in one way I do like Aerith better than Aeris.
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    I prefer Aerith. That's the correction translation and I just think it sounds better.

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    i always thought it was better as Aeris, but now I don't really care so much

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aulayna View Post
    Aerith always sounded better to me than Aeris. I think I switched to Aerith as soon as I learned about that name.

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    Aerith only sounds lispy if you’re holding on to the old transcript. Once you let go of that version, Aerith sounds perfectly fine. I’ve honestly always preferred that version myself

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    Always gonna be Aeris. But I don't mind Aerith either. But truly, she'll always be the flower girl.

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    I like both.

    I naturally say 'Aeris' but if someone says 'Aerith', I'll change the pronunciation to that to keep the conversation flowing.
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    Aeris always, but it's always easier just to use Aerith.




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    No 'slum drunk' option in the poll


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    Aeris sounds better to me than Aerith. I will never use Aerith. Unless - end of 7R spoilers here - (SPOILER)they tell us that she's called Aeris in one timeline and Aerith in another. Then I would be okay with it.

    e; Wait I just saw that Lonny Bob prefers Aeris. I shall change my opinion to oppose his accordingly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Madame Adequate View Post
    e; Wait I just saw that Lonny Bob prefers Aeris. I shall change my opinion to oppose his accordingly.
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