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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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[ Pronunciation Key ]

O

O'Beirne, Kate  (o-BÛRN) audio file

O'Brien, Adale  (?-DÂL) audio file

O'Brien, Conan  (KO-nin) audio file

O'Brien, Soledad  (SOL-?-) audio file

O'Byrne, Brian  (BRE-?n o-BÛRN) audio file

O'Connor, Basil  (BAZ-?l) audio file

O'Connor, Glynis  (GLIN-?s) audio file

O'Connor, Sinead  (sh?-NAD) audio file

O'Connor, Una  (OON-?) audio file

O'Faolain, Sean  (SHÔN o-FWA-l?n) audio file

O'Neal, Shaquille  (sh?-KEL) audio file

O'Neill, Nance  (NANS) audio file

O'Neill, Oona  (OON-ä) audio file

Oakar, Mary Rose  (O-kär) audio file

Obama, Barak  (b?-RÄK o-BÄM-?) audio file

Obasanjo, Olusegun  (o-loo-SHEG-?n o-bä-SÄN-jo) audio file

Oberon, Merle  (O-b?r-on) audio file

Obey, David R.  (O-be) audio file

Oboler, Arch  (OB-?-l?r) audio file

Obst, Lynda  (OBST) audio file

Obuchi, Keizo  (KA-zo o-BOO-che) audio file

Ocasek, Ric  (o-KAS-ik) audio file

Ochowicz, Elli  (EL-e OK-?-wits) audio file

Ochs, Phil  (OKS) audio file

Ockrent, Mike  (OK-r?nt) audio file

Ocolan, Abdullah  (OCH-?-län) audio file

Oda, Nobunari  (no-b?-NÄR-e OD-?) audio file

Oden, Delk M.  (OD-in) audio file

Odets, Clifford  (o-DETS) audio file

Oe, Hikari  (he-KÄR-e O-e) audio file

Oe, Kenzaburo  (ken-ZÄ-b?-ro O-e) audio file

Oedekerk, Steve  (OD-?-kirk) audio file

Oenslager, Don  (O-en-sla-g?r) audio file

Oerter, Al  (ÔRT-?r) audio file

Oeser, Sherry  (O-z?r) audio file

Oesterman, Phil  (OS-t?r-m?n) audio file

Ogata, Sadako  (SÄ-DÄ-KO O-GÄ-TÄ) audio file

Ogea, Chad  (O-ja) audio file

Ogrin, David  (O-grin) audio file

Oh, Angela  (O) audio file

Ohno, Apolo Anton  (?-POL-o /an-ton O-no) audio file

Ojeda, Bobby  (o-HAD-?) audio file

Ojeda, Eddie  (o-JAD-?) audio file

Ojeda, Perry Laylon  (o-HAD-?) audio file

Okino, Elizabeth  (o-KEN-o) audio file

Okrent, Dan  (OK-rint) audio file

Olajuwon, Hakeem  (hä-KEM ?-LÄ-j?-won) audio file

Olatunji  (o-lä-TÜN-je) audio file

Olbermann, Keith  (OL-b?r-m?n) audio file

Oldenburg, Claes  (KLÄS) audio file

Olender, Jack  (O-l?n-d?r) audio file

Oleson, Otto K.  (OL-s?n) audio file

Oliphant, Pat  (OL-?-f?nt) audio file

Oliphant, Tom  (OL-?-f?nt) audio file

Olivier, Laurence  (o-LIV-e-a) audio file

Olmos, Edward James  (OL-mos) audio file

Olsen, Ole  (O-le) audio file

Oman, Chad  (O-mun) audio file

Omar, Mullan Mohammed  (moo-LÄ mo-hä-MED O-MÄR) audio file

Onda, Yoshie  (UO-she ON-dä) audio file

Ondaatje, Michael  (on-DÄT-che) audio file

Ondieki, Lisa  (LES-? on-de-EK-e) audio file

Ondra, Anny  (AN-e ON-dr?) audio file

Ontkean, Michael  (ont-KEN) audio file

Ooghe, Lydia  (OG-e) audio file

Ophir, Shai K.  (SHI o-FER) audio file

Ophuls, Marcel  (O-fools) audio file

Ophuls, Max  (O-fools) audio file

Opitz, Lt.Col. S.  (OP-its) audio file

Oppegard, Peter  (OP-?-gärd) audio file

Oppewall, Jeannine  (j?-NEN OP-?-wäl) audio file

Oppler, Stephen  (OP-l?r) audio file

Orbach, Jerry  (ÔR-bäk) audio file

Orbie  (ôr-BA) audio file

Ordine, Bill  (ôr-DEN) audio file

Oreskes, Michael  (ôr-ES-kez) audio file

Orlean, Susan  (ôr-LEN) audio file

Orman, Suze  (SOOZ-e ôr-MÄN) audio file

Ormond, Julia  (ôr-MOND) audio file

Ornstein, Norman  (ÔRN-sten) audio file

Ornstein, Peter  (ÔRN-sten) audio file

Orosco, Jesse  (JES-e ôr-OS-ko) audio file

Orozco, Jose Clemente  (ho-SA kle-MEN-te o-ROS-ko) audio file

Ortega, Daniel  (dän-YEL ôr-TA-g?) audio file

Ortega, Kenny  (ôr-TA-g?) audio file

Ortega, Santos  (SAN-t?s ôr-TA-g?) audio file

Ortiz, Junior  (ôr-TEZ) audio file

Ortiz-Cofer, Judith  (ôr-TEZ-KO-f?r) audio file

Ortolano, Adrienne Bak  (BÄK ôr-t?-LÄN-o) audio file

Orzabal, Roland  (ÔR-zi-bäl) audio file

Osato, Sono  (SO-no o-SÄT-o) audio file

Ose, Doug  (O-se) audio file

Osmanovic, Ale  (ÄL-? ous-MÄN-?-vich) audio file

Osment, Haley Joel  (OZ-m?nt) audio file

Osowiecki, Dana M.  (DAN-? o-ZÄ-wi-ke) audio file

Osterwald, Bibi  (BIB-e OS-t?r-wäld) audio file

Ostin, Mo  (OS-tin) audio file

Ostreicher, Sylvan  (O-stri-k?r) audio file

Ostriker, Alicia  (?-LE-sh? O-stri-k?r) audio file

Osunsami, Steve  (o-s?n-SÄM-e) audio file

Oswald, Gerd  (GÛRD OZ-wäld) audio file

Otenasek, Mildred  (o-TEN-?-sek) audio file

Oteri, Cheri  (SHER-e o-TER-e) audio file

Otey, Harold "Willie"  (O-ta) audio file

Ottiano, Rafaela  (rä-fa-EL-? o-te-ÄN-o) audio file

Ottinger, Ulrika  (ool-REK-? OT-ing-g?r) audio file

Oudolf, Piet  (PET OU-doolf) audio file

Ouedraogo, Idrissa  (wa-drä-O-go) audio file

Ouimet, Francis  (WE-m?t) audio file

Ouspenskaya, Maria  (üs-pen-SKI-ä) audio file

Overshown, Howard W.  (O-v?r-SHÔN) audio file

Ovitz, Michael  (O-vits) audio file

Ovsiannikov, Oleg  (ôv-se-ÄN-i-kôf) audio file

Owada, Masako  (MÄS-?-ko o-WÄ-dä) audio file

Owen, Laurance  (lôr-ÄNS) audio file

Ozawa, Seiji  (SA-je o-ZÄ-wä) audio file

Oziel, Dr. L. Jerome  (o-ZEL) audio file

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