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      09-28-2019, 02:24 PM   #56
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Originally Posted by P1et View Post
The pronunciations of "Nike"[2][3] include /ˈnaɪki/ NY-kee officially and in the US, as well as /naɪk/ NYKE outside of the US.
It seems that the pronunciation has morphed as most thing do.

Nike comes from Classical Greek Νίκη (Níkē), which was pronounced something like "nee-keh" (/níː.kɛː/) in the Classical era and is now pronounced a bit like "nee-kee" (/ˈnici/). It is both the word for victory and the name of the goddess personifying victory.