Results 1 to 2 of 2

    • Join Date: Mar 2003
    • Posts: 23
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #1

    Prefix pronunciation

    According to dictionaries, prefixes anti- and semi- are pronounced "enti" and "semi" respectively. However, at times I hear some people say them as "entai" and "simai". Is that out of question or not?
    Thank you,

    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Japan

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 44,225
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2
    It's fine- a lot of American speakers use them, and some BE speakers. :D

Similar Threads

  1. Pronunciation
    By Anonymous in forum Pronunciation and Phonetics
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02-Jul-2004, 22:57
  2. pronunciation
    By james_chew_84 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 09-Jun-2004, 21:47
  3. pronunciation
    By SaVoUrY in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 24-May-2004, 13:05
  4. Pronunciation of the definite article
    By Anonymous in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-Dec-2003, 20:28

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •