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Old 02-14-2007, 11:37 PM   #1
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Wow, wow, how do you say Gentoo?


I always said Jen-too, watching a video they said Gen-too... it makes since, but really?
 
Old 02-15-2007, 12:14 AM   #2
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I always said Jen-too, watching a video they said Gen-too... it makes since, but really?

I have always called it JEN-too
 
Old 02-15-2007, 09:44 AM   #3
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gentoo_Linux
The very first line.
 
Old 02-15-2007, 06:58 PM   #4
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I would say JEN-too, since that would be consistent with other words such as generation, general ...

--Ian
 
Old 02-17-2007, 05:24 PM   #5
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Exactly the same as the penguins of that name.

The only reason why pronunciation might differ would be if english wasn't your native language i.e. a dutch speaker might use a "gutteral" letter G (and no you have to hear it - it would be impossible to describe apart from sounding like you are "hawking your throat").

Or if your native tounge had a different sound for the double O at the end.

Hence I understand "jen 2" is correct (and yes I have been to the "south atlantic" and seen the penguins, along with macaroni's, kings, emperors, jackass and a couple of others).
 
  


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