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#110925 - 08/25/03 06:20 PM Re: stressful syllables
Too bad we can't have an opinion from J. Fred Muggs.
#110926 - 08/25/03 06:52 PM Re: How do you pronounce...?
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
#110927 - 08/25/03 07:09 PM Re: How do you pronounce...?
Loc: Piedmont Region of Virginia, U...
First syllable stressed: all three
#110928 - 08/25/03 07:30 PM Re: stressful syllables
Loc: British Columbia, Canada
I vote with Consuelo
CHIM-pan-ZEE(subtle difference from yours, mav)
#110929 - 08/25/03 08:23 PM Re: stressful syllables
I'm with the CHIM-ZEE crowd, and 1st syl stress for the others..._________________________
formerly known as etaoin...
#110930 - 08/25/03 08:48 PM Re: stressful syllables
Loc: rego park
peony is Pee(schwa)nee
you don't hear the o--or at best it is half way between o and a schwa_________________________
my other obsession
#110931 - 08/26/03 09:24 AM Re: How do you pronounce...?
Loc: New England, USA
chim PAN zee
otherwise I am with wordwind
#110932 - 08/26/03 12:20 PM Re: How do you pronounce...?
I go with Faldage:
2, 1 and 1 respectively.
Edit: why do you ask?
2nd edit: and why these three words particularly?
#110933 - 08/26/03 01:19 PM Stress this...
I'm with J.Fred Muggs, otherwise I'm with WOW except for the wordwind part and then I'm with AnnaS.
#110934 - 08/26/03 01:33 PM Re: Stress this...
I'm with J.Fred Muggs
You've made yourself crystal clear, moose.
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