Re: [SCA Newcomers] Estrella and other pronunciations
- Quoting bronwynmgn@...:
> Hi Judith, I know you from sca-cooks.*snip*
>Count Sir Cedric was see-drick.
> <<3. Cedric
> KED-rick or SED-rick? (I've heard both, by people who were named
> Cedric, so I have to ask.) Okay, it's not really an SCA question, but
> it's been on my mind, and I know there are linguists here.>>
> For what it's worth, I've never heard Ked-rick, and part of me
> wonders if people are modeling it on Kel-tic as opposed to the
> basketball team.
At the same time, I have a Great Uncle from the hills and hollers of
Appalachian Virginia who *was* a Kedrick (it's a not uncommon family
name) -- and it was spelled with a K.
Jerusha in Meridies
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Division of Science and Math
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Judith Epstein <judith@...> wrote:
>In the westerly regions (I live in Caid and I go to this war most years), it is pronounced ess - TRAY -ah, named for the park where the event used to be located.
> 1. Estrella
> Is it pronounced the Spanish way (ess-TRAY-ah) or the Italian way (ess-
> TRELL-lah)? Or is there a third option that I haven't even considered?
Miriel of Yale