Content or discontent?

Most Indians seem to pronounce content (as in the contents of this page) as कंटेंट .

What’s wrong with that?

In the rest of the world (except, perhaps the countries next to India), कंटेंट refers to contentment, as in “I am very content with my career”.

The correct pronunciation for (page) content is कॉन्टेंट .

Colleague

In a similar vein, colleague is pronounced as कॉल्लीग, not कलीग. (You don’t pronounce college as कलेज, do you? 🙂

 

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