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Postby bubmathis » Fri Jul 25, 2008 4:13 pm

I am very new to learning latin and I have ran across a few questions as far as pronunciation is concerned. Is the double "l" in latin pronounced like a y as in spanish or how is it pronounced? and how about the "ce" or "ci". is the c pronounced as an s or more like the c in "ca" and in "co"
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Postby bedwere » Fri Jul 25, 2008 4:47 pm

Pronounce a double "l" like "full line" in English. As for "ce" or "ci", if depends on what system of pronunciation you choose. The restituted pronunciation prescribes "ke" and "ki"; the ecclesiatical or Italian, which I prefer, has a "ch" sound like in church.
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Postby bubmathis » Fri Jul 25, 2008 6:32 pm

thanks, that is just what i needed, I thought that I had already read that but I wanted to make sure.

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Postby Lucus Eques » Sat Jul 26, 2008 10:35 pm

And to you!

I think Alatius addresses pronunciation very well, don't you Alati? He has a great site.
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