/zh/ replacing /dzh/?

Mark A Mandel mam at THEWORLD.COM
Fri Sep 27 14:08:31 UTC 2002

On Fri, 27 Sep 2002, Mai Kuha wrote:

#I've heard "homage" with /zh/ (stress on the second syllable, rhyming with
#"fromage" as pronounced in French) recently from two newspeople on the

That one's not surprising, the word coming as it does from French
"hommage" [o'maZ]. AAMOF I pronounce it that way prob. more often than
/'hamIdZ/ or /'amIdZ/.

-- Mark A. Mandel

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