How do you pronounce the Vietnamese name Nguyen?

Southern Vietnamese tend to clip some of their sounds, so Nguyen would be pronounced something like “Win” or “Wen.” Northern Vietnamese would keep it, giving a pronunciation more like “N’Win” or “Nuh’Win,” all done as best you can in one syllable.

How do you pronounce Vietnamese surnames?

How do you pronounce the Vietnamese name Thuy?

How do you pronounce Linh Nguyen?

Pronounced – Lin twee wen. Is that right?

Is the N silent in Nguyen?

Is the ‘n’ silent in ‘Nguyen’? No, the n is not silent. The n is part of the digraph “ng” which is the velar nasal sound of /ŋ/ found in words like ring and sing.

How do you pronounce Pham?

How do you pronounce le?

How do you pronounce the last name Cao?

“Cao” is actually pronounced “ts-awh.” And if you’re curious to hear someone say it, I’ve linked it down below.