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Kim & Rima McKinzey rkmck at EARTHLINK.NET
Thu Jun 27 04:58:16 UTC 2002

>... But!   the
>most common US pronunciation of halcyon is missing--   /'hael si an/--  All
>three-syllable words with first syllable stress from the Greek
>ending in -on...

That didn't bother me nearly as much as the sh (can't make the long s
so you could all see it) in the pron variant.  I did see it in the
Oxford Shorter, but then there was the option of a schwa plus n or
syllabic n, not -i schwa n as in the ad.


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