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    Ausprache Chitosan

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    I have a webmeeting with British scientists soon and I would like to know how to pronounce "Chitosan" in English, the question pertains to both "i" and "a" in the word.


    "i" like "like", as usual in English or similar to German?

    "a" like "lane" (usual in English) or similar to German?


    Thank you in advance!

    Author Grossbouff (465598) 05 Dec 22, 11:08
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    Wikipedia: "Chitosan/ˈkaɪtəsæn/ is a linear polysaccharide composed of randomly distributed β-(1→4)-linked D-glucosamine (deacetylated unit) and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine (acetylated unit)."


    KITE-uh-ßæn


    The end rhymes with "man", i.e. the "a" is not like any German sound :)


    The Google pronunciation is good.

    #1Author CM2DD (236324)  05 Dec 22, 11:14
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    Der Vortragende hier spricht es "Kai-to-sään" aus https://youtu.be/wjfSUPCqp94 ...

    #2Author no me bré (700807) 05 Dec 22, 11:29
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    The guy in #2 says it very clearly, and the pronunciation of "Chitosan" is not too far off the British version, although his accent is otherwise very different :) (Can anyone say where he comes from? Southern USA??)

    #3Author CM2DD (236324) 05 Dec 22, 11:57
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    M-W, with its non-IPA method of showing pronunciation, writes it as ˈkītəˌsan, which is pretty much the same as in #1.

    Yes, the guy has a pretty strong accent, some sort of southern-USA-based, but some folks in non-Southern, chiefly rural or farming/ranching areas of the US have similar accents (such as parts of Nebraska or even Southern Illinois and Indiana). Shudder. .

    #4Author hbberlin (420040) 05 Dec 22, 12:41
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    #4 Thanks!

    #5Author CM2DD (236324) 05 Dec 22, 12:51
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    NB: Bei einem 14 Minuten langen Video wäre es hilfreich zu wissen, wann das Wort vorkommt...

    #6Author Gibson (418762) 05 Dec 22, 14:26
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    1:12

    #7Author CM2DD (236324) 05 Dec 22, 14:58
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    Thank you. Unexpectedly, I also learned how to pronounce "chitin", which I would have gotten completely wrong.

    #8Author Gibson (418762) 05 Dec 22, 15:35
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    Ich hatte "Video-URL an dieser Stelle kopieren" bei 1:10 angeklickt ... und diese URL dann hier eingestellt ... https://youtu.be/wjfSUPCqp94?t=70

    #9Author no me bré (700807) 05 Dec 22, 16:22
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    Ich hab's gerade noch mal probiert: bei dem Link in #2 lande ich ganz am Anfang. Da das öfter mal passiert, die Stelle am besten dazuschreiben, dann findet man es auf jeden Fall.

    #10Author Gibson (418762)  05 Dec 22, 20:00
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    Das Entscheidende scheint das ?t=70 zu sein, das fehlt in #2.

    #11Author JanZ (805098)  05 Dec 22, 20:11
     
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