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This article is about what you asked. Take a notice to a part about professor A. D. Godley: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traditional_English_pronunciation_of_Latin#Vowel_alone


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The traditional English pronunciation of the digraph “ae” is /i:/, as in Caesar, encyclopaedia (US: “e”), haematoma (US: “e”), paedophilia (US: “e”) and lots more. The (historically) correct pronunciation of Latin “ae” is /aj/, and one hears this occasionally in the English rendering of non-assimilated or partially assimilated borrowings like “larvae”, but ...


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