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Old 06-09-2005, 07:06 PM   #16
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I always pronounced it "som-bah" like they do in the song "La Bamba"
 
Old 06-09-2005, 07:11 PM   #17
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AFAIK, that word isn't used in the song: http://vagalume.uol.com.br/letra/v/v.../la-bamba.html


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Old 06-09-2005, 07:17 PM   #18
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Yeah, I know, but the words are so similar I just borrowed the pronunciation.
 
Old 06-09-2005, 07:21 PM   #19
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"bamba" is pronounced just like "samba": bam-bah... there's no bom-bah in the song...
 
Old 06-09-2005, 07:44 PM   #20
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Sorry, but when I listen to the song I hear "bom".

But, oh well.... To each his own.
 
Old 06-09-2005, 08:21 PM   #21
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All these words and no one mentioned SuSE?!?!
 
Old 06-09-2005, 08:24 PM   #22
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i've heard people pronounce it "soo-zzz" (like Dr. Seuss) and also "soo-zee" (like the nickname Susy)... honestly i don't know which it is... i would imagine the former, but i'm not sure... anyone???


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Old 06-09-2005, 08:26 PM   #23
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I've been pronouncing it Soo see, but what do I know? I've always said F-Stab...
 
Old 06-09-2005, 09:08 PM   #24
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I've heard it pronounced soo-say
 
Old 06-09-2005, 09:34 PM   #25
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BTW, what does suse mean? is it a german word or something?

 
Old 06-09-2005, 09:42 PM   #26
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Okay:

gentoo = jen-too
debian = deb-ee-in
suse = soo-sah (Yes that is the correct pronunciation)
gnu = gah-new
linux = lin-icks(unlike a guy I work with who says lie-nicks(which drives my up the wall) He also calls mysql My-See-Quel) * Unless your from another country where the pronunciation of Linux can vary widely(Ask Mr. Torvalds)
 
Old 06-10-2005, 01:00 AM   #27
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Could I just ask, please, that anyone wishing to post here do a search for "linux pronunciation" - there are about 3 or 4 quite long threads already out there. Your questions have already been answered.

For your delight, delectation and edification:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=17157
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=110299 - asking howto pronounce Gentoo
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=133583
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=154600
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=160989
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=286465
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=288327

Wow, turns out that there are at least 7 of these threads.
 
  


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