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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001125.txt from 2000/04

From: Roger Shilcock <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Pronounciation...
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2000 09:01:23 -0400

I'm not sure what "Sabinah" represents, but the name does have 3
"Suh-'bee-neh", maybe?
Not a very good representation, but the unstressed vowels have different
sounds, the final one being more central and higher.
Roger S.

On Wed, 26 Apr 2000, Peter Honor wrote:

> Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2000 08:51:05 +0000
> From: Peter Honor <>
> Reply-To:
> To:
> Subject: [kl] Pronounciation...
> The announcers on one of Toronto's classical radio stations constantly
> pronounce Sabine Meyer's name as
> Sabinah. I intended to phone the station and point out that her name is
> pronounced Sabine (Sir Bean). However, as I'm not familiar with the
> German langauge maybe they are correct. I hope someone can advise me on
> this point before I either make a hero or a fool of myself. Thanks.
> Peter Honor

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