Tolkien (was Re: Who invented the modern fantasy genre?)
irina at valdyas.org
Wed Aug 25 16:46:46 EDT 2004
On Wednesday 25 August 2004 21:33, Dorian E. Gray wrote:
> Well, I would pronounce it "RAYD-er-luh" (first syllable having the
> stress and being like a bank raid, second syllable a schwa really,
> pronouncing the E at the end because I speak German :-) ).
Yes, me too, or possibly with the vowel of "bear" in the first syllable.
Which promptly produces a Berlin accent when I say it aloud (a bat is
"Flaedermaus" in the house idiolect because I used to watch German TV
as a child).
Vesta veran, terna puran, farenin. http://www.valdyas.org/irina/
Beghinnen can ick, volherden will' ick, volbringhen sal ick.
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