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Old 15.12.2011, 19:47
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Either: E or AY ( EN )

When pronouncing the word Either. Do you say E ther or Ay ther?
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ay - as I learnt English in UK and not US
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Re: Either: E or AY

In scotland its common to say 'ee'ther
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Re: Either: E or AY

Both are correct. You can say either ether or ayther
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Re: Either: E or AY

do you say neether when you say eether and nayther when you say ayther?
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Re: Either: E or AY

Either is acceptable. I usually chop and change between both depending on the audience.
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Re: Either: E or AY

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ay - as I learnt English in UK and not US
In the Southern US it isn't uncommon to say with "ay", that is how I say it.
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Re: Either: E or AY ( EN )

Nayther .
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Re: Either: E or AY ( EN )

Thanks. I do get confused of which one is the correct one, so both are safe.

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Old 15.12.2011, 20:31
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Re: Either: E or AY ( EN )

I don't encounter that problem as I never offer a choice.
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