/zh/ replacing /dzh/?

A. Maberry maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Wed Sep 25 15:08:51 UTC 2002

On Tue, 24 Sep 2002, Anne Gilbert wrote:
> "Siege", "liege", "rouge", "beige", I can understand.the "zh" sound in
> these.  And I've always pronounced "garage" the same way. But Beijing and
> Elijah?  To me, these "zh" pronunciations don't make sense.
> Anne G

For me it's /dzh/ in "siege" and "garage". So as dInIs pointed out, I'd be
(somewhat) safe from ridicule in Louisville.

maberry at u.washington.edu

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