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I Have a Question: Does the ‘Pronouncing Vocabulary’ in the Book of Mormon represent the way the Nephites and Lamanites actually pronounced their names?
TitleI Have a Question: Does the ‘Pronouncing Vocabulary’ in the Book of Mormon represent the way the Nephites and Lamanites actually pronounced their names?
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1980
AuthorsPatch, Robert G., and Marcus Von Wellnitz
MagazineEnsign
Volume10
Issue Number2
Pagination68
Date PublishedFebruary 1980
KeywordsJoseph Smith; Pronunciation
Abstract

It is thought that Joseph Smith knew the proper way to pronounce Book of Mormon names, but never recorded it. A committee suggested rules of pronunciation in 1903, and John M. Mills created a guide using those rules in 1910.

URLhttps://www.lds.org/ensign/1980/02/i-have-a-question/how-did-we-get-the-pronouncing-vocabulary-in-the-book-of-mormon?lang=eng

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