[Tweeters] Pronunciation of “gyr”

kelsberg kelsberg at uw.edu
Sun Nov 24 20:16:20 PST 2019


I had heard that “gyr” meant “to circle”, as in “gyrate” or “gyroscope”, which would keep the “j” sound.

Of course, when I want to get a photo of one they seem not to circle but take off in a fast flight!

Gary Kelsberg
Seattle


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