How do you pronounce 'Scirra'?

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Post » Tue Mar 03, 2009 10:52 pm

How do you pronounce 'Scirra'?

I have been saying "seer-ah"

I have heard some say "Skir-ah"

(and yes, I have talked to many about construct. It's true! :D )

I would like an "official" pronunciation, but I want to here how others have been saying it also.
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Post » Tue Mar 03, 2009 10:53 pm

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Post » Tue Mar 03, 2009 11:00 pm

where were you hiding this? lol

didn't come up in my searches...

that answers that I guess :D :) :|
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Post » Wed Mar 04, 2009 12:03 am

ski-rah is how i say it

see-rah sound weird. i see no purpose to having a SC when the C is also an S sound
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Post » Wed Mar 04, 2009 12:38 am

[quote="QuaziGNRLnose":2eswpw4c]i see no purpose to having a SC when the C is also an S sound[/quote:2eswpw4c]
Ever said the word "science"?
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Post » Wed Mar 04, 2009 12:45 am

But why are there two r's then?
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Post » Wed Mar 04, 2009 12:49 am

[quote="QuaziGNRLnose":3tyvhqw5]ski-rah is how i say it
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I also say it this way.
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Post » Wed Mar 04, 2009 3:12 am

[quote="vinny":1w8ah2jt][quote="SoldjahBoy":1w8ah2jt]Because of the prefix "sci" I always pronounced it "sigh - rah", though through proper English grammar I believe that any vowel followed by a double letter changes it's pronunciation... in which case it should be "sih - rah"??[/quote:1w8ah2jt]

i think SoldjahBoy's got the right idea here

think science and scimitar, one has a vowel following "sci" but the other has a consonant following "sci" and it changes its pronunciation significantly from "sigh" to "sih", respectively. i, myself, pronounce the "sci" in scirra the same way i would pronounce the "sci" in scimitar, "sih".[/quote:1w8ah2jt]
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Post » Wed Mar 04, 2009 5:41 am

What's this tom foolery? Another thread about the almighty Scirra pronouciation? Well indeed... fine then O.o

Carry on

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Post » Wed Mar 04, 2009 1:11 pm

I pronounce it she-ra!
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