Talk:ξένος

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IPA[edit]

What does [é] mean in IPA anyway? Mglovesfun (talk) 18:52, 14 June 2012 (UTC)

Something to do with the stress, I think, given the spelling of the Greek. --Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 18:55, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
An acute accent means high pitch. It is also occasionally used for a stress accent. We are, perhaps confusingly, using it for both. -Atelaes λάλει ἐμοί 21:34, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
Ach, I can never pronounce Ancient Greek correctly. I should have known that. --Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 21:52, 14 June 2012 (UTC)