Pronunciation of Humira

Barbara Need nee1 at MIDWAY.UCHICAGO.EDU
Tue Jan 18 20:29:06 UTC 2005

Dale Coye writes:
>  >In a message dated 1/18/2005 1:15:55 PM Eastern Standard Time,
>>nee1 at MIDWAY.UCHICAGO.EDU writes:
>>There is an ad on TV for a medication which they spell <Humira>.
>>However, they pronounce it as if it were spelled Humera. Does this
>>make sense to anyone
>It's not clear from your spelling how they pronounced it.  Can you write it
>phonetically, indicating also where the main stress falls?

I'll try:

hjumaira--stress on the second syllable. I'm a little uncertain as to
how to write the second vowel because of the following r, but I would
pronounce what they have spelled hjumeera.


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