pandey at umich.edu
Sun Oct 10 23:41:30 CDT 2021
> On Oct 10, 2021, at 11:34 PM, Richard Wordingham <richard.wordingham at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> 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
True, if there are folks who might pronounce onset ‘neo-‘ as /ˈnɔ/
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