sinhakumara wrote:Greetings gentlemen & ladies ! There was this Greek gentleman by the name of Archimides . Can someone break-up and translate the name ? Does the Arch come from Archios meaning ancient ? How should one best pronounce it - as Ark, or Arch or Arsh ?
sinhakumara wrote:as regards the pronounciation - does the X in Greek sound closer to "kh" as in sakhar (russian) or khuda (persian) ; or does it sound more like H as in hungry or hell ? Also do the Greek phonetics carry a universality through all its dialects ?
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