Pronouncing "ubuntu"

Alan McKinnon alan at
Thu Mar 2 16:11:17 UTC 2006

On Thursday, 2 March 2006 10:50, Billy Verreynne (JW) wrote:
> Alan McKinnon wrote:
> > oo-BOON-too is as close as most Western tongues get.
> > A Xhosa speaker might disagree, but that's a whole
> > other thread for another time...
> Suffice to say that if you add an "eish" (pronounced "eeessshhh")
> in somewhere it will do just fine even for Xhosa speakers..
> E.g. "eish Windows? Ubuntu!"

lol, /me now has to wipe coffee stains off keyboard and screen...

shouldn't that be "eish Windows? iUbuntu?"

Alan McKinnon
alan at linuxholdings dot co dot za
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