[XeTeX] Pronunciation of "XeTeX" in various languages
bvoisin at mac.com
Wed Feb 21 21:58:10 CET 2007
Le 21 févr. 07 à 21:44, Bruno Voisin a écrit :
> Thinking about it a bit more, I would say you're right: x is usually
> pronounced /gz/, as in "exercice", while /ks/ would rather be written
> cc, as in "accessoire"
... or xc, as in "exception", or xt, as in "extrême". I imagine it
may be similar to s, pronounced /z/ when it is surrounded by two
vowels and /s/ when it is either surrounded by at least one consonant
or doubled. In the same way, x would be pronounced /gz/ when it is
surrounded by two vowels and /ks/ when it is surrounded by at least
Hope I'm not boring non-French speakers to death!
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