Re: Pronunciation of "Unicode"

From: John Cowan (
Date: Mon Jul 17 2000 - 11:15:07 EDT

Antoine Leca wrote:

> While in French there is no doubt we don't have an initial [ju-], which
> would imediately be interpreted (at least in Paris) as "Frenglish"
> pedantry, we sometimes write (and more often speak) "de Unicode"
> ([d@ ,ynikod] yes there is a little stop before the [y]).

And then why is "Unix" not [yni]? And is it feminine, as the ending


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