I always thought Jaime Lannister was pronouned like High-me (replace the J with an H), since Jaime is the Spanish spelling, however on the TV show, his name is pronounced like Jamie.

Did GRRM simply want a different spelling of Jamie or did he intend for it to be pronounced like High-me?

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    Or maybe GRRM intended the Portuguese pronunciation? – user14111 Jan 11 '14 at 7:59
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    I believe technically no matter what, it's pronounced the Westerosi way. – Monty129 Jan 11 '14 at 14:42

The Wikepedia page for George R R Martin contains the following information about his association with the Game Of Thrones TV series

Martin serves as the series' co-executive producer, while also scripting one of each season's 10 episodes.

so I think it is fairly sensible to assume that if the actors were pronouncing the name incorrectly that he would have told them so. Based on that alone I would say that we can infer that the pronunciation is the same as the for the English name "Jamie".

Not that this is unusual at all - the English actress Jaime Murray uses this spelling of her name and pronounces it as "Jamie".

I cannot provide a definitive quote that says that GRRM has decreed it is pronounced one way or another but based on the above, common sense would indicate that the TV series portrays things as they are meant to be in this regard and that the one-word answer to your question is "No".

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Basing a persons name pronunciation on what an author thinks is correct is like basing what fruits are the best depending on what your local fruiterer says is best for you. In other words just because an author handles words and a fruiterer handles fruit & vegies does not give them any authority whatsoever. In fact pronouncing Jaime as Jamie is wrong according to many professional sources on the net whose job it is to give us the correct pronunciation of words.

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