[DWJ] Which syllable do you stress in "Chrestomanci"?

jstallcup jstallcup at juno.com
Tue Oct 4 18:49:13 EDT 2011


Yes!  That's what I do.  I've been sitting here trying it the various
ways everyone else is saying, but this (two stresses) is what keeps
coming out.

And for what it's worth, I'm from southern California. 

Jackie
 
On Tue, 4 Oct 2011 22:24:14 +0100 Elizabeth Bentley
<ebentleysln at googlemail.com> writes:
> It seems to me he puts 2 stresses in the word, one on Chres and one 
> on man - which I think is pretty much what I do.
> 
> Elizabeth
> 
> On 4 Oct 2011, at 14:04, Thomas Thurman wrote:
> 
> > This reviewer says "CHRES-tomanci". I've always pronounced it
> > "Chresto-MAN-ci". Am I alone?
> > 
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFsoDvEO5bg
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> > T
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