While Singaporeans are still wondering if they are going to stick with the official English pronunciation of Eunoia (Yoo-Noh-Iea, according to the Ministry of Education) or the closer to heart Singlish one (You Know Ah, according to the Interwebz), someone on Facebook has pointed out that Eunoia’s pronunciation in Greek is actually Ef-Ni-Ah.
Here’s the Facebook post:
In case you cannot see it:
Apparently, Eunoia comes from the Ancient Greek word εὔνοια. It combines εὖ (eû, “well, good”) and νόος (nóos, “mind, spirit”).
So we’ve got a third option of calling Eunoia Junior College F-你-ah Junior College.
Inter-JC sports events are going to be so interesting hurhurhur.