[Ads-l] Misnderstanding "Don Quijote"

Parish, James jparish at SIUE.EDU
Sun Nov 18 18:53:41 EST 2018


My mother was fond of the Frenchified pronunciation "key-shot".

Jim Parish

On 11/18/2018 5:51 PM, W Brewer wrote:
> <Don Quixote> [don KWICK-sit], was standard (UK?) variant, IIRC. Cf.
> <quixotic> [kwick-SAH-tick]. (Never heard [*key-HOE-tick, *key-HAH-tick])
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