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Old 10-20-2009, 11:32 AM   #1
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Well this has been a controversial question since the mid-90's. So how do YOU pronounce router?

For me it's: Row-dur
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Old 10-20-2009, 11:57 AM   #2
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Rr-Ow-Ter
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Old 10-20-2009, 12:01 PM   #3
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Well this has been a controversial question since the mid-90's. So how do YOU pronounce router?

For me it's: Row-dur

A controversial question since the mid-90's?


It's usually pronounced Rau-Ter.
Say Louder, then rhyme it with Router. (Except replace the "d" with a "t".
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Old 10-20-2009, 12:39 PM   #4
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I pronounce it "Rooter" although I think the dictionary would suggest "Rowter".
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Default Re: How do you pronounce "router"

Why is Rou-Ter (Rau-Ter) (the appropriate pronunciation) not even an option?

Never heard anybody pronounce it differently.
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Why is Rou-Ter (Rau-Ter) (the appropriate pronunciation) not even an option?

Never heard anybody pronounce it differently.
^ So what you're saying is that it's pronounced the same as ROTOR as in the ROTORS in a car?
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The way I've always heard it pronounced it rhymes with "cow turd".
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It has two pronunciations just like the word "route". The only difference is that you add an 'r' sound at the end.
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I'm a rooter, as a rhyme with computer, kind of person myself but i don't correct people who say rowter, although where i come from the pronunciation of router as rowter means a hand operated power tool with a rotary cutting tool on the end
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i say it the same way the wood router is pernounced.
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