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A way of pronouncing a language which is typically determined by a person's upbringing, the place they lived during their childhood, and their primary language and ethnicity.

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Why does Leia's accent change during A New Hope?

In the first 30 minutes of Star Wars IV, Leia has a pseudo-British accent. As the movie progresses she loses her accent and gets a more American-tough girl accent. Is there a reason behind this?
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What is Deanna Troi's accent?

The TNG character Deanna Troi always speaks with a slight foreign accent, which I've been unable to place. In-universe it's presumably a Betazoid accent, but what is it based on out-of-universe? It ...
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What is Londo Mollari's accent?

In Babylon 5, the character of Londo Mollari speaks with a very distinctive accent, which you can hear for example in this video: It's certainly not the actor's real ...
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Why does everyone in Game Of Thrones have a British accent?

What is the reason for the British accents in Game Of Thrones? Specifically in the North and South, not in what is considered foreign lands like Qarth and Meereen. Although George R. R. Martin is ...
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Did the Rozhenkos speak with an accent?

Was there a deliberate "foreignness" to the Rozhenkos' speech in ST:TNG? In-universe, it would make sense: they were NOT native speakers (Belorussians or Russians by ancestry, and lived in ...
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