[MSA-talk] Mineral name pronounciation

Michel Schlegel michel.schlegel at cea.fr
Tue May 6 03:30:27 EDT 2014


Hi everybody

>
> Now what about that common sheet silicate named after the Frenchman, Biot?
>

In French, Biot is pronounced Bee-Oh (or, if you prefer, in phonetic 
alphabet, [bio]), and biotite is pronounced [bioti]. Now, if you 
pronounce the mineral name as [biotait] in English, I guess it would be OK.

Michel



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