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


I am not a native English speaker, but I think that "liberty" - which has the same root of libre - is not pronounced as "laiberty". I have heard many native English speakers pronounce libre, and they all pronounce it the same way.

On 3/30/11 8:37 AM, M Henri Day wrote:

What, pray, is «the English pronunciation of "libre"» ? If the first vowel
is to be pronounced as «aɪ» as in, say, «live», it differs vastly from the
customary pronunciation in almost all European languages - Germanic as well
as Romance - which is much closer to «iː», and can hardly serve as «the
reference for every language»....

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