richard.wordingham at ntlworld.com
Sun Oct 10 23:34:20 CDT 2021
On Sun, 10 Oct 2021 22:04:54 -0500
Anshuman Pandey via Unicode <unicode at corp.unicode.org> wrote:
> > On Oct 9, 2021, at 3:08 PM, William_J_G Overington via Unicode
> > <unicode at corp.unicode.org> wrote:
> > James Kass wrote:
> > > Neography is a splendid coinage.
> > How is the word 'neography' pronounced please?
> > It seems to be made up as including neo- and graph
> > ,
> > but is it pronounced similarly to geography, as nee-og-raphy?
> > Or how please?
> The pronunciation would likely vary between British, American,
> Indian, and other world Englishes.
> William, let’s follow your cue and model the pronunciation of
> ‘neography’ upon that of ‘geography’.
> So just replace the ‘g’ with ‘n’… but no matter how you pronounce it,
> rest assured that we will understand what you mean whatever your
> optiphonetic analysis!
I think a one foot /ˈnɔɡrəfɪ/ would be unintelligible
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