Richard Tobin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news://email@example.com... > In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, > James the Lurker <email@example.com> 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". > > Do you want to know how Russians pronounce that name, or how the > mathematician's name is usually pronounced by English speakers? > You might be right for the former, but your teacher is closer for > the latter. > > Compare the question with "how is Paris pronounced?".