How do you pronounce "Qu-ax"?

qu-ax should be pronounced q ax, or ku ax.

I heard Egon himself say ‘Quacks’ even though I’m of the opinion it should be ‘Que Axe’

oh haha I’ve just been saying each letter individually. Like Q-U-A-X kinda weird.

i say koacks


Interesting, lately i’ve been pronouncing it like


-Shaun Johanneson

I say KOO-aks, or sometimes KYOO-aks

kwah-axe is how i say it.


same thing

There was a thread on this same topic before, but I can’t find it…

I pronounce it “quacks”.

There has been multiple threads about this.

Egon has said that the German pronounciation is usually more like a form of qwaks, but in English it’s pronounced just like it sounds: Q-Ax, or que- ax

Quacks sound about rite id say

I heard Jesus himself pronounce it “cue-acks”.

wow i thought it was like the two syllibles like the beginig of (qu)ack and the axe like the wepon

I say it, and type it, Quacks.

Well Buddha pronounces it Quacks, and Muhammad pronounces it “coo-acks”.


i say it like this


Some people call them Jen-EEs

-Shaun Johanneson

Regarding the pronunciation of Qu-ax, I posted the same question earlier this year. The entire thread is at:

But the salient part comes at the end of the thread. Here it is:

A-HA!!! The answer! The answer we’ve all been waiting for, straight from Qu-ax as to how to pronounce their name!!!

I had sent an email to that read like this:

Hello, Qu-ax…
I asked a question on about how to pronounce the name of your company. Many people had many different opinions!!

Could you please spell out the pronunciation of “Qu-ax”? Is it listed below?


Or is it something else? All of the unicycling community awaits your answer! Please respond immediately.

And here’s the response I just received:

Hi Phil,
you can pronounce as you want, we understand you.

English would be the first version , the Germans prefer the last one.
Importand would be , that you like our unicycles.


Egon Becker

So the English version is “Cue-Aks” and the Germans say “Kwaks”.

There you have it, ladies and gentlemen, the mystery is solved!! Now go buy those quacking unicycles!!


Hope this helps.