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Everyone I know pronounces this DAY-dal-us, and my Latin teacher pronounces it DIE-dal-us. I've never heard the DED-a-lus pronunciation.
Silversliver  6/3/2006
The ded-a-lus pronunciation might come from seperating the name into a composite name, of the root daedale, and then alus, a reference to the sea.
kkoo  4/4/2007
Another spelling is Dedalus, like Dedalus Diggle from Harry Potter! :o)
DontDissMadison  5/4/2007
Stephen Dedalus is the protagonist of James Joyce's semi-autobiographical "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man". He seems to be a general alter-ego of the writer, and appears in many of Joyce's works.
spindle  2/25/2008
I pronounce it deed-a-luss.
― Anonymous User  2/24/2016

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