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Re: Evelot: Name - Pronunciation

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  • Kate Poe
    Could Eveling rhyme with Evening?
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 18, 2010
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      Could "Eveling" rhyme with "Evening?"

      --- In scanewcomers@yahoogroups.com, Sara L Uckelman <liana@...> wrote:
      >
      > Quoth "katepoe":
      > > Can someone help me pronounce "Evelot" or "Eveling"? Thank you!
      >
      > The first vowel in both could range anywhere form \eh\ to \ee\ to
      > \ay\ (as in 'hay'). Taking \eh\ for example, the first is roughly
      > \eh-veh-LOT\ or \eh-veh-LO\ (depending on how much a particular
      > speaker is influenced by French), and the second \eh-ve-ling\,
      > with equal stress on all syllables or stress on the first if it
      > is \ee\ or \ay\.
      >
      > -Aryanhwy
      >
      > --
      > vita sine literis mors est
      > http://www.ellipsis.cx/~liana/
      >
    • Sara L Uckelman
      ... It could, but I think it s more likely that the initial vowel here is ay or eh rather than ee . -Aryanhwy -- vita sine literis mors est
      Message 2 of 4 , Jul 18, 2010
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        Quoth "Kate Poe":
        > Could "Eveling" rhyme with "Evening?"

        It could, but I think it's more likely that the initial vowel
        here is \ay\ or \eh\ rather than \ee\.

        -Aryanhwy



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