Try pronouncing the ch in hydrochloric acidIt's pet-ri, I've never heard pee-tri anywhere before. However, I'm going to start saying pee tri to annoy biology. Do they say pee-tree or pee-try?
I'm Welsh - that one's easyTry pronouncing the ch in hydrochloric acid
it's pronounced hydrolicTry pronouncing the ch in hydrochloric acid
An excellent find! I think I'll send that to my colleague...
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I say pet-ri.
I thought I would see what the dictionary says. It gives both pronunciations. Any German speakers amongst us? It is named after a German scientist
I did think it could be pronounced like the surname but then when I realised he was German, I thought they would more likely pronounce it pet-ri, than pee-tri.There was an Archaeologist Flinders Petrie who was a Pee-tri, maybe that is where they heard it. His name always annoys me when I hear it!
pee-triIt's pet-ri, I've never heard pee-tri anywhere before. However, I'm going to start saying pee tri to annoy biology. Do they say pee-tree or pee-try?
On a similar vein, can anyone explain to me why so many people pronounce ibuprofen as "ibrufen" or "ibufren"?!it's pronounced hydrolic