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    How to pronounce "SIFI" ?

    SIFI - systematically important financial institutions

    Is it pronounced as sci-fi? Your help will be appreciated.

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    Re: How to pronounce "SIFI" ?

    Quote Originally Posted by michael147 View Post

    Is it pronounced as 'sci-fi'?
    I doubt it: it could easily be misunderstood.

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    Re: How to pronounce "SIFI" ?

    But on the analogy of HIFI and WIFI and less strong analogues such as FIFO (first in first out), any other pronunciation (as a word) would be unlikely. I imagine the few people who feel the need to refer to such institutions would spell out S-I-F-I.

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    Re: How to pronounce "SIFI" ?

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    But on the analogy of HIFI and WIFI and less strong analogues such as FIFO (first in first out), any other pronunciation (as a word) would be unlikely. I imagine the few people who feel the need to refer to such institutions would spell out S-I-F-I.

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    On the other hand, it could rhyme with Fifi.

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    Re: How to pronounce "SIFI" ?

    I'd never heard it, but based on the fact that the first syllable of "systematically" is the same as the first two letters of "sing" etc, I would probably have a stab at it and pronounce it "siffy" (the same way that Wi-Fi is pronounced in France and Spain).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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