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    Default Re: /skaip/ OR /skaipi/

    Quote Originally Posted by AlainK View Post
    Not a very good name for a trade mark over here, is it?...
    There have been worse cases. I daren't repeat them here.

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    dr_linguista is offline Junior Member
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    Default Re: /skaip/ OR /skaipi/

    In some Arabic forums, they say /skaip/, I mean they transliterate it in a way that is pronounced /skaip/.

    BTW, is the second /i/ stressed

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    Tdol is online now Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: /skaip/ OR /skaipi/

    When I have heard it as two syllables, the stress was on the first.

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    Default Re: /skaip/ OR /skaipi/

    Quote Originally Posted by boothling View Post
    I've always said /skaipi/
    Me too.
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