Forgive me if you answer this question over and over aget. I really did search for it in this sub, yet I didn't discover it already answered. I am the graduation announcer for my employer six days from currently, and I will be pronouncing "laude" over and also over again. What is the correct pronunciation?

Years ago, I was the graduation announcer at another college in one more state, and it had a professor who taught a Latin class, and also I asked him numerous times. Depfinishing on the day, he provided me numerous different answers:

It rhymes through "applaud."

It rhymes with "naughty."

Pronounce it prefer "aw-day."

It rhymes with "rowdy."

All these answers came, admittedly on sepaprice occasions, from one man. I think he was entertaining himself by making me screw it up in front of several hundreds of world.

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At any rate, I am hopelessly perplexed, and I pertained to you craving great guidance, ideally accompanied by a citation or various other reassurance that I'm not being played again.


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· 3y
The 'au' in Latin renders an "ow" kind of sound, and also the e at the finish is brief making it sound choose a very low effort "eh" (not like the Fonz saying "Eyyy" or exactly how we pronounce the letter 'A' because that would be a long e), so it's choose saying "loud eh." Just make certain you put focus on the 'au' component, not the 'e' component.


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Classical Latin:

Cum laude: /kũː ˈlau̯.dɛ/

Magna cum laude: /ˈmaːŋ.naː kũː ˈlau̯.dɛ/

Summa cum laude: /ˈsʊm.maː kũː ˈlau̯.dɛ/

Cum can likewise be /kʊm/, depending upon time and also place

Summa, depending upon wbelow you autumn in the nasalization argument might probably be /sũː.maː/, yet that seems odd to me personally.

Ecclesiastical Latin:

Cum laude: /kum ˈlau.dɛ/

Magna cum laude: /ˈma.ɲa kum ˈlau.dɛ/

Summa cum laude: /ˈsu.ma kum ˈlau.dɛ/

Median Joe's English:

Cum laude: /kʊm ˈlɑʊ.deɪ/

Magna cum laude: /ˈmæɡ.nə kʊm ˈlɑʊ.deɪ/

Summa cum laude: /ˈsʊ.mə kʊm ˈlɑʊ.deɪ/

Cum may also be pronounced /kʌm/ in all of these

Summa might likewise be pronounced /ˈsʌ.mə/


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· 3y

What are the rules for nazalizing the coming before vowel in timeless latin?


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Ciceronian
Rhymes with "cow day".


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discipulus

Actually the "i" sound in day is absent, because e is choose this


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funfact: 'lauda' in Hindi suggests dick.


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· 3y

Unmuch less the commencement is in Latin, I would certainly probably go via the anglicized variation, which rhymes via applaud. But as others have provided, it is not technically correct.


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ingeniarius

This is the only point that renders sense.

Latin honors are based in the heritage of English speaking universities that would certainly have actually used the English standard pronunciation also once classes were monolingual Latin.


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· 3y

Here you go, sicerabibax's pronunciation is the Classical one, but the various other one will occupational for your purposes. Do not even listen to the English recording.

https://forvo.com/word/summa_cum_laude/#la


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· 3y

http://www.howjsay.com/index.php?word=cum+laude&x=0&y=0&wid=1440&flash=n


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· 3y

“Lawe-day”


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discipulus

Using Google Translate is worth in this case, because it has the text-to-speech tool. Anymethod, the correct pronunciation generally complies with Italian rules, except for -ti- in laetitia — in Italian I would certainly say letítia yet it is read* as laetitia or let*ízia, if you use Scholastica pronunciation.


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· 3y

Aww Lawd, right here we go again.

Seriously, simply say "loud." Not only is it an correct means to say it, but it is additionally less syllables so everyone gets the hell out of tbelow even more easily.

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