Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/10/05

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Pronunciation of "bokeh"
From: Dan Cardish <>
Date: Mon, 05 Oct 1998 23:51:57 -0400

based on the "official" wav file that was posted to the list [I've lost the
post, and I can't remember who sent it  :-(], it is not pronounced like
Okay.  More like  bo-ket (but no t), and about equal emphasis on the two

Dan C.

At 07:05 PM 05-10-98 -0500, you wrote:
>At 03:40 PM 10/5/98 +0200, you wrote:
>>How do you pronounce "bokeh"?  The explanation "bo-keh" is not
>>sufficient.  Does it rhyme with "okay"?  Does it rhyme with "key"? 
>Bo-kay (emphasis on second syllable). Sounds like Okay.
>Eric Welch
>St. Joseph, MO
>Very funny, Scotty. Now beam down my clothes