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The pronunciation in the video would be the correct German pronunciation. (In Germany or with family). I can tell you that I’m school “cock” was the preferred pronunciation by friends and even now sometimes when my kids get new teachers they will use that pronunciation by mistake. My kids just roll their eyes at this point.
Koch is a German name, there's only one correct way to pronounce it: The German way. You don't pronounce names differently just because you speak a different language. John is always pronounced John. Just because the French pronounce a "j" like the English pronounce "sh" no French guy would pronounce it Shohn. That's just retarded FFS.
Ask a German to say the name Jonathan for example: Yoh Nah Tahn
The first time my wife said the word Colgate (Kohl Gaah Tuh), as in the tooth paste, I had no idea what the hell she was trying to tell me.
"Coke" is the English way to pronounce the name, that is correct. That said, it isn't that hard to learn it the German way.
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Hate to point this out, but in MEXICO, JOHN is JUAN. SAME NAME, different language/country. But that is just my learning along the Texas Mexico border.
Having said that, if you are not talking about a person but a place, perhaps you could use el bano? IE "THE JOHN" as in I need to go to "THE JOHN"?
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