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Re: OT: pronunciation of Aril

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: OT: pronunciation of Aril
  • From: "J. Griffin Crump" <jgcrump@erols.com>
  • Date: Fri, 6 Feb 1998 18:00:23 -0700 (MST)

Edmundas Kondratas wrote:
> 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?
> >                       Thanks,
> >                       @    @
> >                          <
> >                       (____)
> >
> > Steven & Sharlyn Rocha
> Hi Steven&Sharlyn Rocha
> I have found in English-Lithuanian dictionary that in word <aril> a we must pronouns like  a  in word <have>.
> Edmundas Kondratas
> Lithuania, Kaunas

Edmundas -- Around here, we pronounce the "A" in aril as the "E" in

Griff Crump, along the tidal Potomac in Mount Vernon, VA 

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