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You Say It How?

LBPH Pronunciation Guide to Names of Public Figures


“You Say it How?” is an audio-enhanced version of “Say How?,” a pronunciation guide of the names of lesser known and contemporary public figures. The guide was created for and is maintained by Ray Hagen for the Library of Congress Talking Book Studios of the National Library Service (NLS). Ray Hagen is the voice of“You Say it How?” and the project was monitored by Laura Giannarelli.

Background for the print guide is available at https://www.loc.gov/nls/about/organization/standards-guidelines/abc/
[ Listen to the background for this guide audio file ]
Notes on using the guide are at https://www.loc.gov/nls/about/organization/standards-guidelines/nls-other-writings-say-how/


Audio addition underwritten by the Friends of Wolfner Library.

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N

Nabokov, Vladimir  (vlä-DE-mir nä-BO-kôf) audio file

Nachbaur, Jean  (NÄK-bou-?r) audio file

Nachman, Jerry  (NÄK-m?n) audio file

Nadasdy, Adam  (ÄD-äm nä-DÄZH-de) audio file

Nadege  (nä-DEZH) audio file

Nader, George  (NAD-?r) audio file

Nadler, Jerrold  (NAD-l?r) audio file

Nagin, Ray  (NA-g?n) audio file

Nagy, Ivan  (e-VÄN NÄZH-e) audio file

Naifeh, Steven  (NA-fe) audio file

Naipaul, V.S.  (ni-PÔL) audio file

Naisbitt, John  (NEZ-bit) audio file

Naish, J. Carroll  (NASH) audio file

Naismith, John  (NAS-mith) audio file

Naismith, Laurence  (NAS-mith) audio file

Najimy, Kathy  (n?-JIM-e) audio file

Nakai, R. Carlos  (nä-KI) audio file

Naldi, Nita  (NET-ä NÄL-de) audio file

Nalewaja, Donna  (näl-?-WAL-?) audio file

Namesnik, Eric  (NAMZ-nik) audio file

Namihas, Dr. Ivan C.  (NÄM-e-häs) audio file

Namphy, Henry  (ô[n]-RE näm-Fe) audio file

Napier, Alan  (NAP-y?r) audio file

Napier, John  (NAP-y?r) audio file

Narayan, R.K.  (nä-RÄ-yan) audio file

Nardone, Susan  (när-DON) audio file

Naruse, Mikio  (MEK-yo nä-roo-SA) 

Nasatir, Marcia  (MÄR-sh? NAS-i-t?r) audio file

Nasatir, Michael  (nas-?-TER) audio file

Nash, Alicia  (?-LESH-y?) audio file

Nason, Dennis  (NA-s?n) audio file

Nason, Diane  (NA-s?n) audio file

Nasrallah, Sheik Hassan  (SHAK HÄ-sän näs-RÄ-lä) audio file

Nastase, Ilie  (IL-e nä-STÄ-se) audio file

Natsios, Andrew  (NÄT-se-?s) audio file

Naudet, Gedeon  (GID-e-?n no-DA) audio file

Naudet, Jules  (JOOLZ no-DA) audio file

Naumov, Vadim  (vä-DEM NOU-mof) audio file

Navarre, Henri Eugene  (o[n]-RE oo-ZHAN nä-VÄR) audio file

Navon, Yitzhak  (YITS-häk na-VON) audio file

Navratilova, Martina  (nav-r?-ti-LO-vä) audio file

Nazimova, Alla  (ÄL-ä nä-ZIM-?-vä) audio file

NdegeOcello, Me'shell  (me-SHEL 'n-DA-ga-o-CHEL-o) audio file

Ndour, Youssou  (YOO-soo en-DÛR) audio file

Neagle, Anna  (NE-g?l) audio file

Neame, Ronald  (NEM) audio file

Neas, Ralph  (NES) audio file

Neass, Arne  (ÄRN NES) audio file

Nebel, "Long John"  (NEB-?l) audio file

Nederlander, James  (NED-?r-lan-d?r) audio file

Needham, Hal  (NED-?m) audio file

Neeson, Liam  (LE-?m) audio file

Negri, Pola  (NA-gre) audio file

Negron, Chuck  (ne-GRON) audio file

Negron, Taylor  (NEG-ron) audio file

Negroponte, John  (neg-ro-PON-te) audio file

Negulesco, Jean  (ZHÄN neg-y?-LES-ko) audio file

Nehru, Jawaharlal  (j?-WÄ-h?r-läl NA-roo) audio file

Neider, Charles  (NID-?r) audio file

Neilan, Marshall  (NEL-?n) audio file

Neillie, C.R.  (NEL-e) audio file

Nelan, Bruce  (NEL-?n) audio file

Nelson, Gunnar  (GUN-?r) audio file

Nemov, Aleksei  (NYA-môf) audio file

Nerenberg, Dr. Arnold  (NER-?n-bûrg) audio file

Neske, Patricia  (NES-k?) audio file

Nestle, Joan  (NES-?l) audio file

Netanyahu, Benjamin [Binyamin]  (net-?n-YÄ-hoo) audio file

Netanyahu, Jonathan  (net-?n-YÄ-hoo) audio file

Netrebko, Anna  (n?-TREB-ko) audio file

Neufeld, Peter  (NOO-feld) audio file

Neugebauer, Nick  (NOO-g?bou-?r) audio file

Neugebauer, Randy  (NÔ-ge-bou-?r) audio file

Neugeboren, Jay  (NOO-g?-bôr-?n) audio file

Neuharth, Al  (NOO-härth) audio file

Neuharth, Dan  (NOO-härth) audio file

Neumann, Mark W.  (NOO-m?n) audio file

Neumeier, John  (NOI-mi-?r) audio file

Neutera, Richard  (NOI-tr?) audio file

Nevard, Gloria  (n?-VÄRD) audio file

Nevers, Larry  (NEV-?rz) audio file

Neves, Oscar  (NA-vas) audio file

Newman, Leslea  (lez-LE-?) audio file

Newton, Thandie  (TAN-de) audio file

Ney, Bob  (NA) audio file

Ney, Nancy N.  (NA) audio file

Ney, Richard  (NA) audio file

Ng, Irene  (UNG) audio file

Ng, Joanna  (ING) audio file

Ngema, Mbongeni  (mbon-GEN-e n-GeM-?) audio file

Ngor, Haing S.  (HANG NÔR) audio file

Nh?t Hanh, Thich  (TIK-NÄT-HÄN) audio file

Nhu, Ngo Dinh  (NO-DIN-NOO) audio file

Ni, Xiong  (SHÔNG NE) audio file

Niall, Mani  (MÄN-e NI-?l) audio file

Niblo, Fred  (NIB-lo) audio file

Niccoli, Frank  (n?-KOL-e) audio file

Nicholas, Fayard  (FA-yärd NIK-l?s) audio file

Nicholas, Harold  (NIK-l?s) audio file

Nichols, Marife  (MÂR-e-FA) audio file

Nico  (NE-ko) audio file

Nicola, James  (ni-KOL-?) audio file

Niederjohn, Clark  (NED-?r-jon) audio file

Niehoff, Bert  (NE-hof) audio file

Nielsen, Asta  (ÄS-t? NEL-s?n) audio file

Nielsen, Brigitte  (BRIJ-it NIL-s?n) audio file

Nieminen, Tony  (NEM-?-nin) audio file

Niemoeller, Martin  (NE-mol-?r) audio file

Nies, Eric  (NES) audio file

Niesen, Gertrude  (NES-?n) audio file

Nieuwendyk, Joe  (NOO-win-dik) audio file

Nighy, Bill  (NI) 

Nigro, Carmin  (NI-gro) audio file

Niklas, Jan  (YÄN NIK-läs) audio file

Nikolais, Alwin  (NIK-?-li) audio file

Nimoy, Leonard  (NE-moi) audio file

Nin, Anais  (?-ni-ES NIN) audio file

Ning, Li  (LE NING) audio file

Nipkow, Paul G.  (NIP-ko) audio file

Nir, Amiram  (ä-MER-äm NER) audio file

Niven, Hjordis Tersmeden [Mrs. David]  (HYÔR-dis TÛRZ-mi-din) audio file

Nize, Paul  (NIT-z?) audio file

Nizer, Louis  (LOO-e NIZ-?r) audio file

Njeri, Itabari  (et-?-BÄR-e n-JER-e) audio file

Nkrumah, Kwame  (KWÄ-ma n-KROO-mä) audio file

Nnamdi, Kojo  (KO-jo NÄM-de) audio file

Noakes, Michael  (NOKS) audio file

Noba, Malik  (m?-LEK) audio file

Noebel, David  (no-BEL) audio file

Noel Hume, Ivor  (I-vôr NO-el HYOOM) audio file

Noel, Robert  (no-EL) audio file

Noethe, Sheryl  (NOT-e) audio file

Nofziger, Lyn  (NOF-zig-?r) audio file

Noh, Arthur  (NO) audio file

Noh, Marie  (NO) audio file

Nolan, Han  (HÄN) audio file

Nolin, Gena Lee  (JEN-?) audio file

Nollier, Claude  (KLOD nol-YA) audio file

Nolte, Nick  (NOL-te) audio file

Nomo, Hideo  (h?-DA-o NO-mo) audio file

Noone, Peter  (NOON) audio file

Nordine, Ken  (nôr-DEN) audio file

Noriega, Manuel  (män-WEL nôr-YA-gä) audio file

North, Sheree  (SHER-e) audio file

Notar, Richard  (NO-tär) audio file

Noth, Chris  (NOTH) audio file

Nothstein, Marty  (NOT-stin) audio file

Noto, Lore  (LÔR-e NOT-o) audio file

Notz, Michele  (NOTS) audio file

Nourse, Elizabeth  (NÛRS) audio file

Nova, Sayat  (SÄ-yät NO-v?) audio file

Novacek, Michael J  (NO-v?-chek) audio file

Novell, Willie Donahue  (no-VEL) audio file

Novosel, Steve  (NO-v?-sel) audio file

Nowak, Jan  (YÄN NO-väk) audio file

Nowitzki, Dirk  (n?-VIT-ske) audio file

Nucci, Danny  (NOOCH-e) audio file

Nujoma, Sam  (nyoo-YO-mä) audio file

Nunno, Steve  (NOO-no) audio file

Nureyev, Rudolf  (nür-A-yef) audio file

Nurmi, Maila "Vampira"  (MI-lä NÛRM-e) audio file

Nussbaum, Bernard  (NÜS-boum) audio file

Nussbaum, Hedda  (NUS-bom) audio file

Nuyen, France  (FRÄNS noo-YEN) audio file

Nye, Louis  (LOO-e NI) audio file

Nykaenen, Matti  (MÄT-e NOO-k?-nen) audio file

Nykanen, Mark  (ni-KAN-?n) audio file

Nykvist, Sven  (NE-kvist) audio file

Nyro, Laura  (NER-o) audio file

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