Randy Alexander strangeguitars at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 17 10:03:05 UTC 2009

This word is not in the OED.

The pronunciation is given as /ˈdaɪksɪs/ in a few sources (like Wells,
and Wiktionary).  Wikipedia says it is from Ancient Greek δειξις.
Does anyone know the original pronunciation of that?

Are there other Ancient-Greek-derived words that have "ei" pronounced /ai/?

Randy Alexander
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