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"Vivarium", "Viv" pronounciation ?
#1
I've always said it " VI-varium"

and

"Viv" like "Liv" or "give"

Right or wrong ? thoughts ?
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#2
VIve, as in aLIVE...short for VIvarium. Abbreviation before a vowel!!!
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#3
Interesting....is there a English Grammer cite we can access ?...NOT disputing....just trying to take it all the way to the basket.
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#4
The Merriam-Webster dictionary on my iPad pronounces it Vi (long I sound) but no specific emphasis on any syllabol.

This site says it the way you mentioned and the way I've been saying it viv (short I sound) same as viv for short.
http://www.howjsay.com/index.php?word=v ... mit=Submit
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