> I just heard somebody on "The Chew" pronounce it "Provolone-knee". I
> immediately thought the guy was a Middiot. I wouldn't have even
> looked it up, but then I remembered Giada pronouncing it
> Of course *I've* been pronouncing it correctly for 30 years. But I'm
> American-English so I'm allowed to manglish foreign words.
> The dictionaries pronounce it "Provolon-KNEE", but some people say
> they're wrong. How do ITALIANS pronounce it. And what is the rule
> for ending words with "e" and "i" (spumate and spaghetti annd have the
> same ending sound).
I'm pretty sure the accent is on the next-to-last syllable, so does it
really matter how you pronounce an unaccented vowel? If the accent was
on the e, it *would* make a difference. IMHO