OKAY. How would you pronounce this as a child's name : Le – a
Leah ???? NO.
Lee - A???? NOPE.
Laya ???? NO.
Lei ???? Guess Again.
Are you resorting to tongue clicks yet??
It's pronounced "Ledasha " oh yes...you read it right.
When the mother was asked about the pronunciation of the name,
she said "the dash don't be silent."