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Latin Pronunciations

The following pronunciations apply to classical Latin

LetterPronuciation
a "ah" as in blah
e "eh" as in guest, or "ay" as in pay
i "ih" as in tin
o "oh" as in no
u "uh" as in put, or "oo" as in zoom
c "k" as in cat, never as in receive
v "w" as in wood, never an usual English 'v' sound
j "y" as in yahoo, never an usual English 'j' sound like jet
g "g" as in giggle, never with a 'j' sound
All other letters pronounced as in English

Last Updated 21 June 2003.
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