Posted: Aug 17, 2019 10:01 pm
by Papa Smurf
Thomas Eshuis wrote:Can a native speaker riddle me this; why is dynasty, pronounced as di-nah-stee while dynastic
is pronounced as die-nah-stic?

I'm no native speaker but I don't think there is any rhyme or reason as to how many words are pronounced in English. As for dynasty, apparently it's pronounced dai·nuh·stee in American English and di·nuh·stee in British English.

I guess the answer to your question is 42.