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

Kait Bessing kait.bessing at comhem.se
Wed Oct 5 15:03:27 EDT 2011


Interesting, Katta!

I've only ever thought of it as CHREST-omanci. The other way didn't even 
strike me before I read it here now!!

Kait

Katarina Hjärpe wrote:
>> This reviewer says "CHRES-tomanci". I've always pronounced it
>>>>> "Chresto-MAN-ci". Am I alone?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
> Heh - this is interesting, because I tried saying it to myself, and I
> found that if I think in English when I say it, I say CHRES-tomanci,
> but if I think in Swedish, I say Chresto-MAN-ci. Any other ESL
> speakers pronouncing it two ways?
>
> Katta
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