|From:||Daniel Andreasson <rymddaniel@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, November 7, 2001, 9:59|
>I'd always pronounced it /sO:rQn/, and the mispelling in Bored of the Rings
>(Sorhed) suggests that at least one other group agreed with me. However,
>the recent movie trailers pronounce it /sA:rVn/.
>Any data on how JRRT pronounced it? How do you say it?
It's pronounced ['saUrOn], in lines with Quenya
pronunciation. In the snippets of the movie I've
seen they're pending between [A:] and [aw]. I think
Tolkien might have pronounced [A:], but he meant for
it to be pronounced with a diphthong [aU].
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