Eurysilas wrote:Now, from what I'm hearing in the Wheelock sound recordings, I know there are certain instances where a vowel is pronounced long even if it's not marked (saepe's end "e" and the "e" in the suffix "re"), so is this one of those times?
Alatius wrote:Especially his pronunciation of the nasal vowel in "-um" is way off, and as a result of that, the advice on how to pronounce short "u" is outright bizzare: "[o] as in [pÊ°ÊŠt]: [tÉ”Ìƒ], [sÉ”Ìƒ]"
Twpsyn wrote:It sounds like he says '[ÊŠ] as in [pÊŠt]' to me (but that first vowel is quite smudged), but his tum and sum were very odd.
Eurysilas wrote:Are there any sites you guys know of that speak good Latin, for a comparison to Wheelock's?
I am unsure of what suffix "re" you are talking about, but if it is not marked with a macron in dictionaries or grammars, it should have a short vowel too.