Re: OT: pronunciation of Aril
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- Subject: Re: OT: pronunciation of Aril
- From: "Walter A. Moores" <wam2@Ra.MsState.Edu>
- Date: Thu, 5 Feb 1998 14:17:53 -0700 (MST)
On Thu, 5 Feb 1998, Steven & Sharlyn Rocha wrote:
> Dear Friends of the List,
> I have often wondered about the pronunciation of the word aril. I have
> been pronouncing it A-ril (short a sound) and have heard others do so too.
> But, a judge I know in our region pronounces it ARil. Actually it sounds
> like AIR-el the way she says it. Does anyone out there know how it should
> be inflected?
> @ @
> Steven & Sharlyn Rocha
S & S, would you believe 'earl' or 'earl-bred?' Also 'ariel' and
'ariel-bred,' which does make some sense, Jerusalem being referred to as
such in the Old Testament. Only in the South!.
I bet Jeff Walters could go out today in his garden and find one
Enid Lake, MS