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    /skaip/ OR /skaipi/

    How can we say it (Skype)?
    Is it /skaip/ OR /skaipi/?


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    Re: /skaip/ OR /skaipi/

    I say /skaip/

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    Re: /skaip/ OR /skaipi/

    hmmm!!!!
    I say that too...but you have heard as /skaipi/, haven't you?

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    Re: /skaip/ OR /skaipi/

    I haven't heard anyone pronounce the second vowel.

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    Re: /skaip/ OR /skaipi/

    well, I have.
    I was even corrected many times when I said /skaip/!

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    Re: /skaip/ OR /skaipi/

    Hmmm...
    Maybe by people who thought you were talking about sneakers / plimsols.
    Joking apart, it might be a sort of "asssimilation" with the brand name.

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