The Math Forum

Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by NCTM or The Math Forum.

Math Forum » Discussions » sci.math.* » sci.math

Notice: We are no longer accepting new posts, but the forums will continue to be readable.

Topic: Pronouncing "Chebyshev"
Replies: 13   Last Post: Feb 6, 2013 4:47 AM

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List Jump to Tree View Jump to Tree View   Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
Dr. Michael Ulm

Posts: 286
Registered: 12/4/04
Re: Pronouncing "Chebyshev"
Posted: Oct 9, 2002 8:13 AM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply

On Tue, 08 Oct 2002 22:15:15 GMT, James the Lurker
<> wrote:
>My statistics teacher and I are at odds as how to "Chebyshev" is
>pronounced. She says "Cheh bee' chev". I say "Cheh' bih shov". I
>realize that both or neither of these could be correct, but if anyone
>knows the preferred way to say, I'd be grateful for an answer.

I just asked my russian collegue. He pronounced it

Cheh be shov

with a very short middle syllable and the stress on the last
syllable. So, I guess you were closer than your teacher.



Dr. Michael Ulm
FB Mathematik, Universitaet Rostock

Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© The Math Forum at NCTM 1994-2018. All Rights Reserved.