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From Sylvain Wallez <sylv...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [OT] pronunciation
Date Sat, 21 Apr 2007 17:38:33 GMT
Joerg Heinicke wrote:
> On 20.04.2007 15:48, Grzegorz Kossakowski wrote:
>
>>> Sorry, Grek, I didn't know this! Would be interesting to know how
>>> your name is pronounced? Does one simply skip the first "z"?
>>
>> It would be too simple to just skip "z" ;-) Actually "rz" is one
>> consonant and should be read as whole. Pronouncing is tricky because
>> "rz" occurs two times and is pronounced  a little bit differently
>> each time.
>
> Also when you want to skip the z you probably want to apply German
> pronunciation. I guess it's hard to tell for Grek if you can just skip
> the z ;)
>
> Actually I have a similar problem at the moment with the visa. Not so
> much with pronunciation, but with spelling. Non-Germans tend to
> simplify the รถ (o umlaut) to a plain o, while it actually must be oe.
> If I don't get into the US at the end, you know why ;)
>
>> I think, I'll need to provide a mp3 file some day because
>> I really lack skills to explain it using plain, written English ;-)
>
> Looking forward to it! :)

Grek, put it on your blog! I'm curious as well to hear how your name
should really be pronounced!

Sylvain

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