Pa-kistan vs. Paa-kistan

1. Where you from?
2. Pa-kistan
1. “Pa-kistan?” Common bro, say it right!
2. Ok fine, it’s “Paakistan”. I miss “Paakistan.” When you go back there, you’re gonna take lot’s of pictures.
1. Yeah?
2. Yeah. I suggest you save your money and use your phone.
1. No DSLR?
2. Well you gotta learn how to use it to get it’s benefit.
1. Cool then. We’ll enjoy “Paakistan!” [smile]

After the Pakistan trip, I am finding it hard to say “Pa-kistan” now. The pronunciation is actually “Paakistan”…where the aa is elongated.