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KEY TO PRONUNCIATION

When the pronunciation is self-evident the titles are not respelled; when by mere division and accentuation it can be shown sufficiently clearly the titles have been divided into syllables, and the accented syllables indicated.

a  as in  sofa o    as in  not iu     as in   duration
ā  " "  arm ō    "  "  nor c = k    "  "  cat
a  " "  at u   " "  full11In German and French names ü approximates the sound of u in dune. ch     " "   church
ā  " "  fare ū   " "  rule cw  =  qu as in queen
e  " "  pen22In accented syllables only; in unaccented syllables it approximates the sound of e in over. The letter n, with a dot beneath it, indicates the sound of n as in ink. Nasal n (as in French words) is rendered n. U   " "  but dh (th)  " "  the
ê  " "  fate Ū   " "  burn f     " "  fancy
i  " "  tin ai   " "  pine g (hard)  " "  go
î  " "  machine au   " "  out H     " "  loch (Scotch)
o  " "  obey ei   " "  oil hw (wh) " "  why
ō  " "  no iū   " "  few j     " "  jaw

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