First names (real ones!)(long)

Nat Case hedberg at
Mon Jan 17 16:27:48 EST 2000

note that modern Greek pronunciation is different from Classical. Zeta
(today pronounced like English Z), was pronounced as Zd, more or less. How
do they know? THose ancient Greek tape recordings von daniken found... I
don't know, but that's what my Greek prof told me...

Nat Case
Hedberg Maps, Inc.

>From: Melissa Proffitt <Melissa at>
>To: dwj at
>Subject: Re: First names (real ones!)(long)
>Date: Sun, Jan 16, 2000, 11:03 PM

>On Sun, 16 Jan 2000 13:03:41 +0100 (CET), Irina Rempt wrote:
>>> Not being a Greek speaker, but knowing the alphabet, it's probably "klamis"
>>> (I think the chi is normally an aspirated K rather than soft CH.  How's that
>>> for sounding educated without having any real knowledge?  I learned how to
>>> do it from Jacob, who is an Expert.)
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