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i say ay-soos but its probably uh-soos (like they say in the commercial) coz its not an english word.
    
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Originally Posted by Remix65 View Post
i say ay-soos but its probably uh-soos (like they say in the commercial) coz its not an english word.
It's from the Greek/English word Pegasus.

http://www.asus.com/About_ASUS/Origin_of_the_Name_ASUS/

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It's either "ay-soos", or "ah-soos." It's a short/long A sound. Watch any of the above videos or go to their website and they straight up tell you how to pronounce it.

The word comes from "Pegasus" but it's not pronounced the same way. Crazy concept, I know. But it's not "suhs", it's "soos."

If you chose to deviate from the correct pronunciation, that's up to you.

edit: Apparently the company used to use the short A sound and now use the long A instead. In either case, it's still pronounced "ay-soos" and not "ay-suhs."
Edited by Plex - 8/7/11 at 11:23am
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Originally Posted by Plex View Post
It's either "ay-soos", or "ah-soos." It's a short/long A sound. Watch any of the above videos or go to their website and they straight up tell you how to pronounce it.

The word comes from "Pegasus" but it's not pronounced the same way. Crazy concept, I know. But it's not "suhs", it's "soos."

If you chose to deviate from the correct pronunciation, that's up to you.
look at my link, it's right there, not hard to find :/
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look at my link, it's right there, not hard to find :/
What about the Wiki means anything? Look at the plethora of websites where ASUS themselves spell it out for you. Not hard to find.


Here's your 'nuff said':

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A-suh-ss? Ah-sue-ss? As-ses? Nope, all wrong. We've been informed by ASUS that its head honcho has recently set a new rule in an attempt to rid our frustration, so what used to be "Ah-seuss" is now "A-seuss" (or "Eh-SUS" according to Taiwanese phonetics, as pictured). The logic behind this? Apparently it's a direct chop from the pronunciation of "pegasus" -- the origin of the company's name -- which ironically seems to favor the former diction. Anyhow, let's not confuse ourselves any further and just study this lovely lady's video demo after the break.
http://www.engadget.com/2010/12/17/h...ce-asus-video/
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post #58 of 59
I have pronounced it ACES forever and a lifetime now, and I'm too stuck in my ways to change.
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A-Zeus= Asus to me
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