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The word ‘genealogy’ is pronounced …

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gee nee al o gy

that is, it is not pronounced

jen e al o gy

My understanding of Webster’s definition is that the E in genealogy is alike with that in ‘easy.’ I’ve heard some podcast speakers and others trying to make it sound like gen et ic, but it’s not; they are two separate words with two separate meanings.

Thanks, folks!

NPM

 

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Written by N. P. Maling

13 September 2012 at 11:51

Posted in Genealogy

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  1. According to dictionary.com, “jen” as the first syllable is also acceptable. Thanks!

    genealogydr

    13 September 2012 at 17:49

    • Ah, but that is not how the audio pronounces it there, either. Thanks for the pointer to dictionary.com.

      N. P. Maling

      14 September 2012 at 10:56


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