Re: Transcriptions of "Unicode"

From: Thomas Chan (
Date: Fri Jan 12 2001 - 11:08:41 EST

On Fri, 12 Jan 2001, Lukas Pietsch wrote:

> Marco Cimarosti wrote:
> > 3) The transcription shows the primary stress on the first syllable, and
> a
> > secondary stress on the last one. In the few occasions when I heard
> native
> > English speakers saying "Unicode", I had the impression that it rather
> was
> > the other way round.
> I can't tell, because where I live I don't get to talk to native speakers
> about Unicode a lot. But: According to standard word-formation and

There is "Unicode, Oh Unicode" anthem/hymn--sound files located in
/Other/Sounds/ directory on the cd-rom published with the book, as well as
an audio track on the same disc. If this can be taken as an official
stance on pronunciation of the term (the WhatIsThis.txt explanatory file
does not provide any clues), well, I do not know...

Thomas Chan

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