[tz] Fwd: Timezone issue
Brian.Inglis at Shaw.ca
Wed Feb 3 20:06:07 UTC 2021
On 2021-02-03 10:47, Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 2/3/21 4:53 AM, Yaroslav Bilko wrote:
>> Found the nice video with this topic:
>> Girl's pronunciation is accurate with great comments for English speakers.
> Thanks for the link. From that video and its comments it appears that there's
> not a consensus about whether to pronounce Kyiv's trailing "v" as an English
> "f", or an English "w". The professor uses "f", but a couple of commenters (and
> Wikipedia) use "w". Perhaps to a Ukrainian speaker this is no big deal, but in
> English it matters.
> For what it's worth, Wikipedia gives [ˈkɪjiu̯] as the IPA spelling of the
> pronunciation, and <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:IPA/Ukrainian> says that
> an English approximation to that trailing [u̯] is the "w" in the English word "tow".
So pronunciation is kyif or kyo or key-o?
Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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