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Concerning the Pronunciation of Her Names

Not being a linguist the pronunciations are according to my understanding of the pronunciation directions given in the following books:

Aztec (Nahuatl):
Book of the Gods and Rites and the Ancient Calendar, Fray Diego Duran (BGRAC)

Dictionary of Chinese Mythology, E. T. C. Werner (DCM.W)

Gaelic in general (see also Welsh):
Celtic Myth and Legend, Charles Squire (CML.CS)

The First Year of Greek, James Turney Allen (FYG.A)

Harper's Dictionary of Hinduism, Margaret and James Stutley (HDH)

see below under individuals

New Latin Grammar, Allen and Greenough (NLG.A&G)

Gods of the North, Brian Branston (GN.BB)

The Mystic Art of Ancient Tibet, Blanche Christine Olschak in collaboration with Geshé: Thupten Wangyal.

The Mabinogi and Other Medieval Welsh Tales, Patrick K. Ford (MOMWT)
A Celtic Quest, John Layard (CQ.JL)

From the following books I have obtained the pronunciation of one or more specific Goddess names:
Funk & Wagnall's Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology and Legend.
Inanna, Queen of Heaven and Earth, Her Stories and Hymns from Sumer, Diane Wolkstein and Samuel Noah Kramer (IQHE)

From individuals I have recieved the pronunciation of one or more specific Goddess names. Those individuals I hereby acknowledge and extend to them my grateful thanks:
Arthur Cooke, Gloucestershire, England, for the pronunciation of Chinese Kuan-Shih-Yin.
Professor Joseph Fontenrose, Berkeley, for some Greek and Hindustani Goddesses
Fred Nabeta, San Diego, for a general idea of Japanese
Mayumi Oda, Marin County, for the pronunciation of Japanese Oto-Hime
Yusuf Spires, San Francisco, for much help in general

One or two pronunciations are from T.V. I particularly recall (because of its astonishing quality) G*LYK, for the pronunciation of Gaelic, as given in a program on Scotland.
Everything else fairly ignorantly guessed at but in general following my understanding of the usual European value of the vowels a = *, e = A, i =E (or Y), o = O, and u = W -- corrections sought and welcomed.
See also the Bibliography
First written 9/87. Revised July 1995, February 1996.
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