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    Default how to pronounce moire?

    as above....

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    I pronounce it "mua", though some are known to pronounce it "mua-ray".


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    heard someone pronounce mua-ray..... but not too sure whether it's right....

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    i pronounce it as "mua" too...

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    Originally posted by ckiang
    I pronounce it "mua", though some are known to pronounce it "mua-ray".


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    My former "Mechanics of Solids" lecturer pronounced it as "More-re-ay". Eversince then, I followed his pronounciation.

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    Oxford dictionary: moiré /'mwa:reI/ a. (of silk) watered; like watered silk in appearance.

    So it is pronounced as "mua-rei" (or "mua-ray").
    Last edited by ziploc; 12th July 2002 at 07:26 PM.

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    Default ....this is what i normally here around me...

    From my daily usage at work...it s pronounced "Morray"..... even the ang mohs, the koreans and the chinease seem to agree on this pronunciation...



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    My family and associates always pronounce it as

    more-ray (moi-raae) with a slightly extended ae sound at the end.
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    so i guess i won't get too wrong saying mua-ray....

    thanks.....

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