Re: Evelot: Name - Pronunciation
- Could "Eveling" rhyme with "Evening?"
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, 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\.
> vita sine literis mors est
- 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\.
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