Pron. of "pathos"

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Mon Sep 3 01:46:55 UTC 2007

At some point recently I wrote "Kudos is praise. 'A kudo' is like 'a prai'."

m a m

On 8/14/07, sagehen <sagehen at> wrote:
> Could be.  At least the short /o/  sound  for alpha in the first syllable
> wouldn't be bad.  For the rest, reminds me of  the usual rendering of
> "kudos" as  if it were the plural of / kudo/, and given a long /o/.
> AM

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