[Ads-l] pronunciation of the capital of Ukraine

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Nov 21 18:51:08 UTC 2019

Now even some of the witnesses are saying "keev."


On Thu, Nov 21, 2019 at 10:15 AM Mark Mandel <markamandel at gmail.com> wrote:

> A couple of audio sites:
>    - Forvo: Pronunciation guide: Learn how to pronounce Київ in Ukrainian
>    with native pronunciation. Київ translation and audio pronunciation
>    <https://forvo.com/word/%D0%BA%D0%B8%D1%97%D0%B2/#uk>
>    *Six audio clips of one-time pronunciations, by users of both sexes,
>    self-claimed Ukrainians, ranked by user votes from 2 to -2.*
>    - Kyiv or Kiev? Correct pronunciation, spelling of Ukrainian names
>    you'll hear during impeachment
>    You hear members of Congress saying these names, but are they pronounced
>    correctly? Not according to a Slavic languages lecturer.
>    *VIDEO
>    <
> https://media.firstcoastnews.com/embeds/mobile/video/507-1557fa54-d21c-4987-8240-1d32bf2dae69/amp
> >*
>    *Audio only, 3 iterations, total 6 seconds. Then it switches to a bunch
>    of news videos; click X in the top right corner to close it.*
> MAM (graphically the same in Latin and Cyrillic) МАМ
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