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  • cute (KYOOT, official pronunciation)

    35 33.65%
  • cutie (KYOO-tee)

    14 13.46%
  • Q.T. (KYOO-TEE, accent on both letters)

    55 52.88%
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    Default How do you pronounce Qt?

    I know there's the official way, but just curious if everyone pronounces it the same way.
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    Default Re: How do you pronounce Qt?

    Quote Originally Posted by gfunk View Post
    I know there's the official way,
    There is? I don't think so as even the Trolls pronounce it in various ways.

    but just curious if everyone pronounces it the same way.
    It should be a multiple choice poll, because I pronounce it differently depending on the language I'm using

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    Default Re: How do you pronounce Qt?

    From what I have seen, North Americans say "CUE-TEE", while Europeans say "CUTE". I have no idea what other regions use. I suspect it's CUTE as well, because that's what the Trolls say.

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    Default Re: How do you pronounce Qt?

    Some of the Trolls say "CUE-TEE" or "cutie" as well, maybe those Yankee ones?

    I say "Q-T" in Polish and "cute" in English.

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    Default Re: How do you pronounce Qt?

    I say "Q-T" in Polish and "cute" in English.
    The same for me but in German. To be honest I never heard "cute" in a German conversation.

    By the way: at the last Qt day I had to notice how ugly it is to pronounce Qwt in an English conversation ( in German it is easier, more like CUE-Whee-TEE). So I decided to pronounce it "quit".

    Uwe

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    Default Re: How do you pronounce Qt?

    In Polish it is similar again (we pronounce letters in a similar manner), but the "w" (and "q" as well) is even harder pronounced than in German (QU-WU-TE) with "wu" like in "wunderbar" and "qu" like in "quality".

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    Qt is pronounced as "Cute"..
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    Default Re: How do you pronounce Qt?

    I am feeling better with QUTI. because I is used for both ee or e.
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    Default Re: How do you pronounce Qt?

    I voted for the last option. But looks like the "cute" is easier and nicer to pronounce.
    I just hope i can train my brain to say cute instead of qt
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    Default Re: How do you pronounce Qt?

    Last weekend at the KDE Release Event, I heard someone pronounce UI as "oowee". This got me to thinking about other two letter words that I normally pronounce as letters.

    I'm certain "Xt" is pronounced "EX-TEE", but what about VI? Is it pronounced "VEE-EYE" or "VEYE"?

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    Default Re: How do you pronounce Qt?

    "oowee"? What the hell is that?

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    Default Re: How do you pronounce Qt?

    Quote Originally Posted by Brandybuck View Post
    but what about VI? Is it pronounced "VEE-EYE" or "VEYE"?
    VEE-EYE. http://thomer.com/vi/vi.html

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