Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by jc011, Oct 8, 2001.
How on earth do you guys pernounce deity????
is it Dye-ity
I pronounce it 'Dee-ih-tee' I used to say 'Dye-et-ee' but was corrected by someone.
There are two accepted way to pronounce it.
I pronounce it:
Also acceptable is:
In both cases:
(uh) is a barely pronounced schwa
the accent is on the first syllable
Merriam Webster online confirms this
'dE-&-tE or 'dA-&-tE
I say Dee-ity.
i think its deeity
DEE - eh -tee!
Note: you may need to download the .WAV file (7K), then manually play it by double clicking it from Explorer. The first half of the word is truncated in my machine due to the slowness of Quicktime and the bloat code of the M$ OS.
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