Randy Pratt bsd-unix at embarqmail.com
Tue Feb 18 03:39:51 UTC 2014

On Tue, 18 Feb 2014 04:09:39 +0100
"A.J. 'Fonz' van Werven" <freebsd at skysmurf.nl> wrote:

> Randy Pratt wrote:
> > PS - It would be nice to find an audio file on how to pronounce
> >      poudriere ;-)  I don't remember much from French I studied
> >      50 years ago.
> Not that I'm a native speaker, but I'd say the following comes close:
> "poo dree air".
> Note 1: the ee is short (or *very* short, even), but if I wrote dre one
> might wrongly think it's pronounced "dray" instead.
> Note 2: the e at the end of Poudriere is silent, but that doesn't
> necessarily stop people from tacking on an "uh" anyway ;-)
> AvW

Thanks!  That does help and gets me close enough for reading purposes.

Much appreciated,


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