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Re: [ot] Linux gender in French

On Sun, Nov 02, 2003 at 03:26:35AM +0000, Pigeon wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 08:13:02PM -0500, David P James wrote:
> > On November 01, 2003 09:12, Rus Foster wrote:
> > > Hi All,
> > > Just trying to work out in French is Linux masculine or feminine?
> > >
> > 
> > I'd say it's masculine for a couple of reasons.
> > 
> > First, it just sounds better as "le Linux" compared to "la Linux". 
> Hmmm... what exactly does the word "Linux" sound like in French?

The Li is kind of like Lee,
the nux is kind of like nooks.

In both cases it's a bit different, but that's as close as I can think

I think it's pretty close to how Torvalds pronounces it. Well close
enough considering it's a whole 'nother language.

Bijan Soleymani <bijan@psq.com>

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