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Re: Re: AIS: Awards

  • Subject: Re: [iris-talk] Re: AIS: Awards
  • From: Bill Shear <wshear@hsc.edu>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 10:49:44 -0400

On 8/28/01 10:32 AM, "neilm@charter.net" <neilm@charter.net> wrote:

> --- In iris-talk@y..., "wmoores" <wmoores@w...> wrote:
> "Owyhee, I have heard several pronunciations."
> Walter, OWYHEE is pronounced almost the same as HAWAII, and is
> actually an old alternate spelling of that word.  o-WYE-hee is about
> as close as I can reproduce it.  I grew up in that part of the
> country--that is the normal pronunciation there.
> Neil Mogensen  z 6b/7a near Asheville, NC
> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
I have heard Yaquina pronounced ya-KEE-nah and yockinaw, both by supposed
natives of the region.


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