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> But we say [ˈbawɪ].

Who's "we"?  I've only heard "Bowie"(*) pronounced as roughly /boUwi/ (GOAT
+ FLEECE).

(*) At least, in the context of the singer's surname. In the context of the
knife, I've often heard it with GOOSE instead of GOAT.

On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 9:16 AM, Daniel Prohaska <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> But we say [ˈbawɪ].
> Dan
>
>
> > On 11 Jan 2016, at 14:51, Christophe Grandsire-Koevoets <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > This is highly unusual of me, but in order to honour the legendary artist
> > we just lost, I decided to create a word in Haotyétpi based on his name.
> > That word is:
> >
> > _powí_ [po̞ˈʋiˑ], transitive verb: "to sing, to chant, to tell (a myth or
> > tale), to worship (a god or spirit)"
> >
> > Bowie's talent could never be summed up in a noun, so I made it a verb.
> > --
> > Christophe Grandsire-Koevoets
> > President of the Language Creation Society (http://conlang.org/)
> >
> > Personal Website: http://christophoronomicon.blogspot.com/
> > Personal Tumblr: http://christophoronomicon.tumblr.com/
>



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