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|
|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.”
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