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    pronunciation of Saussure

    Hi,

    Did I write the pronuncitation of ''Saussure'' correctly?
    səsjə(r)

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    Re: pronunciation of Saussure

    'Saus·sure (sō-so͝or′, -sür′)'── quoted from http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Saussure

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    Re: pronunciation of Saussure

    That's no English word that I know.

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    Re: pronunciation of Saussure

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    'Saus·sure (sō-so͝or′, -sür′)'── quoted from http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Saussure

    That's how I say it.

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    Re: pronunciation of Saussure

    Or one could avoid mentioning him altogether...

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    Re: pronunciation of Saussure

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    Or one could avoid mentioning him altogether...
    Though I imagine that if you, coming from Canada, were to pronounce the name of the Swiss Linguist, you'd use the French pronunciation, [də sosyʁ].

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