Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Today's Latin Lesson | 1.0 |

Ecclesiastical Latin Pronunciation Guide

A as in father
E (when closed in by a consonant) as in met
E (at the end of a syllable) as in they
I as in machine
O as in note
OO as in boot
Y is the same as i

consonants before ae-e-oe-i-y:

C = ch as in chain
CC = tch as in catchy
SC = sh as in sheep
G - soft as in gentle
consonants in other cases:

C = k as in cot
CC = kk as in accord
SC = sk as in tabasco
G - hard as in go



Anonymous Clare said...

This is a wonderful idea! Not all of us were blessed with an education that included Latin. I'll be saving these and studying up. Thank you, Father!

9:18 PM  

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