[DWJ] Which syllable do you stress in "Chrestomanci"?
judith.ridge at gmail.com
Tue Oct 4 19:58:09 EDT 2011
On 5 October 2011 00:08, Irina Rempt <irina at valdyas.org> wrote:
> This reviewer says "CHRES-tomanci". I've always pronounced it
> "Chresto-MAN-ci". Am I alone?
> Doesn't Estelle have "krest-oh-MAN-zee" on her slip of paper in Witch Week?
> Can't get at the book quickly now, but I'm practically sure because it
> me how to pronounce it.
I am fairly sure that somewhere--perhaps on the back jacket copy of the
reprints or something--the pronunciation is explained as Chresto-MAN-ci. I
know I have seen it written so in some "official" capacity. I'll have a
look at my books when I get home tonight.
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