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an argument on pronunciation

betelgeus Avatar
8y, 9m agoPosted 8 years, 9 months ago
can someone settle argument.

the word router is it pronouced

rooter or rowter?

thanks
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8y, 9m agoPosted 8 years, 9 months ago
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#1
rooter in england

rowter in america
#2
I say rooter.
#3
Well, I pronounce it rooter, but I'm not sure that's the correct way or not?
#4
Ive actually heard it spoken both ways. So i cant settle the arguement for you ! LOL Cant you call it a truce as your both technically kind of right?
#5
honestly i think either way is correct its like tomato/tamateto i personal say rowter
#6
Hes correct... Britain calls it a rooter Americans say Rowter... So technically your both right!! LOL
#7
I use rowter when reffering to a powertool

and rooter for a wifi device!
#8
ttsese
honestly i think either way is correct its like tomato/tamateto i personal say rowter


do you also say rowte instead of root when speaking of routes?
#9
harlzter
I use rowter when reffering to a powertool

and rooter for a wifi device!


Snap!
#10
Rooter i say, although heard people call it rowter! Although like harlzter thats what i would call the tool rowter.
#11
It's roota :roll:
banned#12
its a rooooter

ppl that say rowter bug me lol
#13
deathtrap3000
do you also say rowte instead of root when speaking of routes?


nah mate i normally do say route but how many americans do you know who pronounce route as rowte
#14
The guy at AOL said rowter..but he was Indian.
#15
ttsese
nah mate i normally do say route but how many americans do you know who pronounce route as rowte


Quite a few. :thumbsup:
#16
ttsese
nah mate i normally do say route but how many americans do you know who pronounce route as rowte


all of the ones i know do.
#17
I say rooter just like everyone else in the Uk i presume.
banned#18
Any Europeans would say Rowter because they are taught American English and all have american accents if you hadn't noticed, obviously though we aren't European so say rooter :thumbsup:
#19
The correct term is 'rooter' as in 'En route'
#20
rooter rowter both right in my books i know them both anyway so if people use them in the right context it doesnt really matter to me, router (route' R or rou' ter)
#21
I say rooter too.
While we're on this subject, is it pronounced neether or neither (and eether or either?) :)
How about again (or ageeeejn)
#22
BEANZ-ON-TOAST
I say rooter too.
While we're on this subject, is it pronounced neether or neither (and eether or either?) :)
How about again (or ageeeejn)


and how do we say

Herbs.
Alumininum.
banned#23
i call it "that bleedin damn chuffin thing that keeps disconnecting my internet" not to many ways to spell that but alot of ways of saying it
#24
I say rooter
#25
schedule is another one (sjedule or skedule)
#26
BEANZ-ON-TOAST
I say rooter too.
While we're on this subject, is it pronounced neether or neither (and eether or either?) :)
How about again (or ageeeejn)


your killing me;-)
#27
this is where i get shot for calling it a rowter...

never knew any better to call call it a rooter, but not changing what i call it, because the ppl I call it to, don't know any better anyway
#28
ttsese
nah mate i normally do say route but how many americans do you know who pronounce route as rowte



Erm... all of them, that s how they pronounce it!

its rooter, rowter is american.
banned#29
Damn yanks messing our language!

Its "Rooter"
#30
kungfu
Erm... all of them, that s how they pronounce it!

its rooter, rowter is american.


erm yeah i was going on about route being pronounced as rowte a reply to deathtrap3000 had nothing to do about pronouncing router -

deathtrap3000
do you also say rowte instead of root when speaking of routes?
#31
Its chowdah! Say it Frenchie!! Chowdah!!!
#32
leefal
Its chowdah! Say it Frenchie!! Chowdah!!!


lmao

Chouwder
#33
root beer
#34
I say "Rooter" but have heard others say "Rowter"
#35
sassie
i call it "that bleedin damn chuffin thing that keeps disconnecting my internet" not to many ways to spell that but alot of ways of saying it




heheh im so glad u admit that, ,most people on the phone complaining of there * lost* connection refuse to admit its the rooter causing this.. After 14 mins @ 50p per min of teching from me they eventually give up and admit it could be the rooter! :x some people!
banned#36
Its 'rooter', everyone else is a muppet, a 'rowter' is a planing type tool.

rout·er2 /ˈrutər, ˈraʊ-/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[roo-ter, rou-] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation
–noun a person or thing that routes.

[Origin: 1900–05; route + -er1]
Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1)
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2006.
banned#37
Especially you nutsy :giggle:
#38
harlzter
I use rowter when reffering to a powertool

and rooter for a wifi device!


yes
#39
I say blasted dam pile of rubbish
#40
rooter.
Americans had to mess up the language don't they :D
If you tell them one billion, their "one billion" has different amount of zeros to ours. Confusion continues....

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