the pronunciation of "patio"

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Mon Jul 20 12:16:22 UTC 2009

On Jul 19, 2009, at 7:34 PM, Mark Mandel wrote:

>> * Pronounced pa′-shi-o.
> Do you have any sense of what vowel was meant for the first syllable
> -- /a/ or /ae/ or /ey/?

given the time period, my best guess is /a/.  but i don't think
there's any other pronunciation advice in this book, or (i suspect) in
any other of the Baum books.


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