[LMB] Penric's Mission (pronunciation)
marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Mon Dec 19 01:37:37 GMT 2016
On Sun, 18 Dec 2016 15:53:57 -0500, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com>
>Nee-keh, if I understand the IPA correctly.
>Are we going by ancient Greek or modern pronunciations? There are some
>surprising differences, especially as ancient Greek both possessed and
>lacked sounds modern Greek takes for granted.
And Wikipedia notes that (a) the AG pronunciation they use is only for
Attic Greek, and (b) it's suspected that Nike has a pre-Greek origin.
So it's quite possible that we will never know for sure.
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