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cuirass, how to pronounce?

Postby Dragon Master » Thu Nov 03, 2005 12:44 am

Any ideas, the dictionary.com thing didn't help. Could someone spell how it sounds.
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Postby Glencaer » Thu Nov 03, 2005 2:24 am

According to m-w.com, it is kwi-ras or kyu-ras, which would be like "cure-as s"

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http://www.m-w.com/dictionary/cuirass
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Postby TheOrk » Thu Nov 03, 2005 2:26 am

Glencaer wrote:According to m-w.com, it is kwi-ras or kyu-ras, which would be like "cure-Megablocks"

-Lenny

http://www.m-w.com/dictionary/cuirass


Where does "blocks" come into that? Were you refering to a donkey of some sort instead? :wink:
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Postby JoshWedin » Thu Nov 03, 2005 2:47 am

Lenny is correct. Cure-"donkey" is the proper pronunciation. :)

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Postby JPinoy » Thu Nov 03, 2005 3:04 am

I always pronounced it "key-yu-ri-as"
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Postby Glencaer » Thu Nov 03, 2005 3:58 am

JPinoy wrote:I always pronounced it "key-yu-ri-as"


I would say you're adding at least one extra syllabel into the word, I mean, where would "ri" come from? It is "cuirass," not cuirea ss. ;)
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Postby TwoTonic Knight » Thu Nov 03, 2005 6:53 am

Kwi-ras or kyu-ras. The "r" should be part of the "-a-s-s". Those suggesting more than two syllables are incorrect. Those suggesting the "r" is part of the first syllable are incorrect.

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Postby Scnicker » Thu Nov 03, 2005 12:43 pm

I pronounce it as "cure-e a-s-s".
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Postby carlos » Sat Nov 05, 2005 2:43 am

you could hear the pronunciation with the talkany.
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