[Ads-l] ogle

David Barnhart dbarnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Sun Jul 3 22:35:59 EDT 2016


World Book D.                  og @l  (with a schwa)         or o (with a
macron)

MW Col                              o g at l   (with a macron)      or a  (with
dieresis)

Am Her                                o g at l  (with a macron)       or o
(with a circumflex)

WNW col                            o g at l  (with a macron)        or a (with
a dieresis)

 

The "long" o seems to be the first pronunciation in many dictionaries.  The
pronunciation with AH or AW seems to be the alternative.

 

I think I've always chosen "short" o as in hot.  Kenyon and Knott give only
the o as in hot.


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