Talk:sine qua non

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Pronunciation[edit]

/ˈsi.neɪ kwa ˈnon/ feels wrong, can't be the Latin one.

/si.ne kwa nɔn/ can be found from French wiktionary, and it's definitely closer. Anyone proficient in Latin?

-- Sigmundur 10:12, 29 November 2010 (UTC)

This word isn't listed as Latin, it's listed as English. PS still looks wrong. Mglovesfun (talk) 11:55, 29 November 2010 (UTC)

I have removed these pronunciations from the entry pending verification:

  • IPA(key): /ˌsɪneɪ kwɑː ˈnoʊn/
  • IPA(key): /ˌsaɪnɨ kweɪ ˈnɒn/

- -sche (discuss) 21:27, 27 September 2012 (UTC)

RFV discussion: October–November 2012[edit]

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sine qua non

RFV-sense "A test used to establish causation in fact." Might be real, I can't tell. - -sche (discuss) 02:18, 3 October 2012 (UTC)

RFV-failed for now. - -sche (discuss) 17:10, 13 November 2012 (UTC)