[LMB] OT: mispronunciation, a question

Francis Turner francis.turner at gmail.com
Tue Sep 2 20:42:10 BST 2008


short pi, short ka
(pi similar to the last syallable of penelope), ka no longer. Equal stress.

Closser to PEEka than PIEka but with a much abreviated PE

On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 5:02 AM, Meg Justus <mmegaera at nwlink.com> wrote:
> To settle a, well, not an argument, more of a friendly disagreement.
>
> How many folks pronounce pika (the little critter that lives in the mountains) as PIE-ka and how many pronounce it as PEE-ka?
>
> And are there any other variants out there?
>
> Megaera
> whose dictionary is ambivalent on the subject
> --
> Lois-Bujold mailing list
> Lois-Bujold at lists.herald.co.uk
> http://lists.herald.co.uk/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/lois-bujold
>



-- 
http://www.di2.nu/blog.htm
Faber's Fourth Law:
 Necessity is the mother of strange bedfellows.



More information about the Lois-Bujold mailing list