How do you pronounce the name Aesop?

The correct pronunciation of Aesop is EE-sop and not AY-sop. The reason Aesop is often mispronounced may be that it is a remnant of the Classical Latin pronunciation of “ae”, which is pronounced like the word “eye” or the letter “i”.

Is it pronounced Aesop or ESOP?

Aesop (/ˈiːsɒp/ EE-sop or /ˈeɪsɒp/ AY-sop; Greek: Αἴσωπος, Aísopos; c.


Aesop Αἴσωπος (Aisōpos)
Died 564 BCE (aged c. 56) Delphi, Greece
Nationality Greek
Genre Fable
Notable works Number of fables now collectively known as Aesop’s Fables

How do you pronounce Aesop fable?

What is the proper pronunciation of the letter S?

S is always pronounced /s/ when it comes after an unvoiced, non-sibilant consonant sound—that is, after /k/, /f/, /p/, /t/, and /θ/ (the sound usually associated with TH). We always add a single “-s” after these sounds, never “-es.”