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Friday, January 15, 2016

Media Mispronunciations of Arabic

I'm sure every student of Arabic has been bugged by popular mispronunciations; so here:

1 comment:

David Mack said...

You would think that each giant broadcast network could afford one pronunciation monitor, but we have never done it in this country for French or other European languages, so it's not surprising that it happens for Arabic even on a quality outlet like NPR. I'll settle for greater factual accuracy and worry later about the pronunciation.