Re: Pronunciation of "Arial"

From: Mark Davis (mark_macchiato@yahoo.com)
Date: Sat Jul 15 2000 - 18:42:43 EDT


I say it to rhyme with

airy hell

and thus in Japanese

"E RI E RU"

--- Deborah Goldsmith <goldsmith@apple.com>
wrote:
> on 7/14/2000 8:41 AM, Shigeki Moro
> <moro@ya.sakura.ne.jp> wrote:
>
> > I often use Arial Unicode MS font to display
> texts in Unicode,
> > but I don't know the pronunciation of
> "Arial". How do we
> > pronounce it? 'eirial' or 'araial'?
>
> To answer the poor man's original question, the
> Japanese-style pronunciation
> closest to the way I say it is "A RI A RU".
>
> Deborah Goldsmith
> Manager, International Toolbox Group
> Apple Computer, Inc.
> goldsmith@apple.com
>
>
>

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