the pronunciation of "patio"

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jul 20 02:34:54 UTC 2009

> * Pronounced pa′-shi-o.

Do you have any sense of what vowel was meant for the first syllable
-- /a/ or /ae/ or /ey/?

m a m

On Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 12:23 PM, Arnold Zwicky <zwicky at> wrote:
> now posted about, with references to a 2000 ADS-L discussion, on my
> blog:

The American Dialect Society -

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