THE spoken word comes to the ear. It is a sound, and can be studied. The branch of knowledge that tells us all about it, is called orthoepy .
Some letters and combinations of letters depend in their orthoepy upon the etymology of the word.
The name of the organization created to further Basic, the Orthological Institute, echoes such terms as orthodoxy, orthography, and orthoepy .
According to Herodian - the ancient authority on orthoepy - the word should be pronounced as proparoxytone.
Alexander Geddes was an eighteenth-century Scottish orthoepist and dialectologist.
In fact, pronunciation authorities can't even agree on the correct way to say orthoepist - which means ‘an authority on pronunciation’!
Good pronunciation is defined not as adherence to some strict orthoepic norm but as a range of variation that nonetheless permits "une communication".
In addition to the subjects of Reading and Orthoepy , English. Grammar, English Literature, British History and Canadian History.
Axmatova's pronunciation corresponds with the orthoepic norm to a lesser extent than Pasternak's.