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02 Aug 2008, 1:40 pm

in finland its as-per-ger


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02 Aug 2008, 3:14 pm

As-purr-gurs.
Some thing like that.



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02 Aug 2008, 4:41 pm

Here is how I pronounce Asperger's

A(as in Apple)

Sper (as in Whisper)

ger's (as in Burgers)

A-sper-ger's



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02 Aug 2008, 4:44 pm

gekitsu wrote:
the german way, obviously... that also means that the 'a' doesnt sound like in 'ass' but rather like the 'u' in 'grunt'. the 'e's are the sound of the 'e' in 'believe' and, as mentioned, hard 'g'. :)


So:

"Us-bee-gers?"



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02 Aug 2008, 4:45 pm

Argon wrote:
Naboo wrote:
I say assburgers! <:


Haha when I was bungling up exactly what to tell my GP, I said assburgers :oops:


You told your GP? I am afraid to tell mine.



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02 Aug 2008, 8:14 pm

I use to pronounce it Asberger's, but then I noticed it was spelled Asperger's, and I pronounced it with a soft G. But then I read online it sounds more like a 'j', so now i pronounce it like this: Ass-pur-jer's. I believe that is the correct way to pronounce it.


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03 Aug 2008, 10:46 am

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Asperger

http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Asperger%27s_syndrome

http://www.bartleby.com/61/62/A0466250.html

Take your pick. Note that there is no "b" in it.


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09 Aug 2008, 6:28 pm

I pronounce it in the non-American way.

aSPERJers, emphasis on the second syllable - rather like someone given to having splurges, he'd be "a splurger".

American pronunciations tend to emphasize and elongate the A's in words, like BuckingHAM palace.
In Britain we say Bucking'm ... no ham.

I guess it simply boils down to how you split the word.

If you see the break before the 'S', then it'll be "A Spergers".

But if you see the break after the 'S', then it'll be "As Pergers".



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09 Aug 2008, 6:36 pm

I initially pronounced it with a soft g but I changed to a hard g after the expert I saw pronounced it differently to me.

Latin has a lot of hard consonantal sound.

Caesar should be pronounced like Kaiser.