[MSA-talk] [PROVENANCE INTERNET] Re: Mineral name pronounciation

Michel Schlegel michel.schlegel at cea.fr
Tue May 6 03:32:18 EDT 2014


oups, spelling error on the mineral pronounciation in French: it's [biotit]

Michel

Le 06/05/2014 09:30, Michel Schlegel a écrit :
> 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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