--- Nicholas Bodley <nbodley@...> wrote: >
{Long-delayed reply}
> > There's no phoneme /ç/. /hy/ --> [ç].
> This reminds me of "Hyundai", which in spoken
> advertising that I've heard
> rhymes with "Sunday", as if there were no "y" in the
> word.
> That *must* be wrong.

Here in Australia the original advertising used the
pronunciation /haI.Un.daI/ or /haI.yUn.daI/. Then
everything changed and the new advertising since has
used the pronunciation /hyVndaI/ or possible
/hyVndeI/. I guess /hyUnd{/ would be closer to the
Korean pronunciation in English phonemes.

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