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Old April 27 2010, 09:44 PM   #120
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Re: Star Trek: Online: The Needs of the Many - Discussion (Spoilers)

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So I'm the only one who pronounced it "In-Dige-iN" as in indiginous?
I should hope so, because that's not how it's spelled. It's indign, a real (if archaic) word meaning "unworthy" (hence the title of the book), and it's related to the words "indignant" and "indignity," not "indigenous." (And "indigenous" is pronounced with a short i in the second syllable, like "smidgen.")

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