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Re: [tdf-discuss] How to pronounce the name (again, sorry)


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      saw users having problem pronouncing the software name
      "LibreOffice" in Thailand. I found this 
pagehttp://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/faq/general-faq/how-do-you-pronounce-libreoffice/that link 
to Google translate to provide the (official?)
      pronouncement.http://translate.google.com/#fr|en|LibreOfficeI'm quite surprised with it. I 
thought it is ˈlɪbə as in "liberty"
      orlbr as inhttp://www.thefreedictionary.com/vers+libreSo actually it is ˈliːbreɪ as 
inhttp://es.thefreedictionary.com/libre, right? (phonetic
      copy/paste from the website)It would be nice if someone could provide an official
      pronouncement sound file on the LibreOffice website (and phonetic,
      for the literate). Since we start to pronounce the name
      differently here in Thailand.I'm French speaking, and would refer you to 
these:http://fr.thefreedictionary.com/librehttp://en.thefreedictionary.com/office(US flag)The 
problem I find with these sound files is that they should be
    slowed down. According to Le Robert (physical dictionary), it is libʀ(ə) Therefore, the 
phonetic translitteration of the 1st word islibʀ, because the last "e" is not pronounced as "ə",
    but is muted as the second word is linked to it.The Office part comes from 
here:http://www.oxfordadvancedlearnersdictionary.com/dictionary/officeThe complete name should be 
something like :libʀˈɒfɪs or
     libʀˈɔːfɪsbut I would really like an English-speaking person to correct the
    Office part.--
Michel Gagnon –michel@mgagnon.netMontréal (Québec, Canada) –mgagnon.net


 




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