[Haskell-cafe] anybody can tell me the pronuncation of "haskell"?

Benjamin L. Russell dekudekuplex at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 1 05:51:35 EST 2008

Here in Japan, it's pronounced in four syllables with
no accent, as follows:

Hah (as in "Hah, I see.")

Sue (as in the name)

Ke (as in the first syllable of "ketchup")

Ru (as in the first syllable of "Lucas," since there
is no difference between "l" and "r" sounds in

Put together, it sounds as follows:


Here's the URL of the Japanese Wikipedia page for
Haskell Curry (for those who can read Japanese):


Benjamin L. Russell

--- Paulo Tanimoto <tanimoto at arizona.edu> wrote:

> On Jan 29, 2008 11:19 AM, Jeremy Apthorp
> <nornagon at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Another Japanese word adopted from Portuguese is
> their word for "bread": "pan".
> "tabako" too, I believe (it's not even written in
> katakana).
> Now, how do the Japanese pronounce Haskell, I'd like
> to know.
> Paulo
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