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#110925 - 08/25/03 06:20 PM Re: stressful syllables
wwh Offline
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Too bad we can't have an opinion from J. Fred Muggs.


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#110926 - 08/25/03 06:52 PM Re: How do you pronounce...?
guest Offline
stranger

Registered: 04/04/03
Posts: 19
CHIM-PAN-ZEE ~ kinda sounds like it should be japanese; equal stress on all syllables.

pe-O-ny ~ but only because i've never really known how to pronounce it; i've made a mental note to switch to the first syllable.

RO-BOT ~ definitely a spondee


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#110927 - 08/25/03 07:09 PM Re: How do you pronounce...?
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First syllable stressed: all three


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#110928 - 08/25/03 07:30 PM Re: stressful syllables
Zed Offline
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Registered: 08/27/02
Posts: 2154
Loc: British Columbia, Canada
I vote with Consuelo
CHIM-pan-ZEE(subtle difference from yours, mav)
PEE-o-nee
RO-bot





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#110929 - 08/25/03 08:23 PM Re: stressful syllables
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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I'm with the CHIM-ZEE crowd, and 1st syl stress for the others...

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#110930 - 08/25/03 08:48 PM Re: stressful syllables
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peony is Pee(schwa)nee
you don't hear the o--or at best it is half way between o and a schwa

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#110931 - 08/26/03 09:24 AM Re: How do you pronounce...?
wow Offline
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Loc: New England, USA
chim PAN zee
otherwise I am with wordwind


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#110932 - 08/26/03 12:20 PM Re: How do you pronounce...?
dxb Offline
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Registered: 03/06/02
Posts: 1692
Loc: UK
I go with Faldage:

2, 1 and 1 respectively.

Edit: why do you ask?

2nd edit: and why these three words particularly?


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#110933 - 08/26/03 01:19 PM Stress this...
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I'm with J.Fred Muggs, otherwise I'm with WOW except for the wordwind part and then I'm with AnnaS.


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#110934 - 08/26/03 01:33 PM Re: Stress this...
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I'm with J.Fred Muggs

You've made yourself crystal clear, moose.


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