Oct 28, 2009

The sound of Skype

What is actual sound of "Skype", which is one of the famous internet voice phone service.

Some of Chinese friends around me keep sounding "Sky-py" or "Sky-Pee", but I believe American doesn't sound "pee".

One of example sound is from one of Ted presentations: http://www.ted.com/talks/david_pogue_on_cool_phone_tricks.html

He sounds "Sky-ee-p" or "Sky-ip".

One of rules on English sound is that if "e" follows any consonant, the sound of "e" comes first.

Examples are "Swipe", "Plane" and "Pane".

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