Dear everyone, How does one pronounce "io" as in the phrase: "io! saturnalia"? I have always understood to be pronounced as two syllables, given that io is not a Latin dipthong. Thus, I have heard it pronounced as "ee oh", with the "oh" being long. In contrast, I heard a Youtube video pronounce it "yo" as in "yo yo". At least in the classical Latin sense, I don't think it would be treated as a consonant j pronounced y.