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Re: How do you say "gnus"?

From: Stein Arild Strømme
Subject: Re: How do you say "gnus"?
Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2005 08:50:34 +0100
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[Henrik Enberg]

| address@hidden (Stein Arild Strømme) writes:
| > [Romain Francoise]
| >
| > | Lars says "Gnoos" with a hard G and a short S.
| >
| > As would any Gnorwegian.
| Don't you say "Gnuus" (long u instead of long o)?  That's what Gswedes
| do. 

I assumed that "gnoos" was supposed to rhyme with "moose", more or
less.  Yes, you are right, it is the long "u" sound, like in "you".

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