Sgri\obh Candon Clannach <[log in to unmask]>, ann
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>Nancy Ann wrote:
>> What is/Is there an accepted pronounciation for the name Boudicca/Boadicea?
>In latinized English (Boadicea), it is pronounced [bodIsia].
>Personally, I prefer the second pronounciation as it reflects the
>original Celtic pronuncitation (but note, that the Latin of Tacitus,
>where we find this name, would have sounded very similar to the Celtic,
>i.e. the /c/ would have been pronounced [k].
When* I was taught Latin we were taught the [k] pronunciation for /c/.
Has this changed?
* I was taught Latin at an English secondary school in the 70's, using
what was regarded as a very modern approach - we were not expected to
translate English -> Latin.
An t-Eilean Sgitheanach, Alba (Isle of Skye, Scotland)
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