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One of the iconic races in Twilight Imperium are The Emirates of Hacan. However, there is no pronunciation guide.

I can think of many ways it could be pronounced:

  • HA-KAN /hɑkɑn/, rhymes with "spa don"
  • HA-ken /'hɑkən/, rhymes with "glocken"
  • huh-KAN /hə'kɑn/, rhymes with "pecan" (for some people)
  • HAY-ken /'hejkən/, rhymes with "shaken"
  • HACK-ken /'hækən/, rhymes with "slacken"

and so on...

Official sources are appreciated.

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"c" is always "k" in front of a,o,u. –  ikegami Aug 10 '14 at 15:52
@ikegami, except in words like "facade" which is very rarely spelled with a "ç" in English. –  Joe Jan 3 at 1:31
I'm surprised you thought it necessary to mention that an English language rule has an exception. –  ikegami Jan 3 at 1:35
@ikegami, good point. –  Joe Jan 3 at 1:41
@Thunderforge, I'm going to edit your question to try to make the pronunciation options clearer. Feel free to revert/re-edit if my edit isn't in line with what you meant. –  Joe Jan 3 at 1:41

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