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Guidance on how to pronounce those tricky author names, for authors whose last name begins with "D"!

Author Pronunciations

27 last names beginning with "D"

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ahn-dray duh-BYOOSE (1st syllable of Andre rhymes with barn, last of Dubus rhymes with use)
tommy de POW luh
ki-run de-sigh (ki rhymes with the first two letters of king)
DAHK-tuh-row (emphasis on the first syllable. Russian for 'son of a doctor')
dom-i-nik duhn
chi-TH-rah ban-ERH-jee deewah-karoonee
Raa-m Daa-s
AL-on de BO-ton (the letter n at end of Alain and Botton is barely pronounced
ahn-dray duh-BYOOSE (last syllable rhymes with use)
dee-camellow (last part rhymes with yellow)
Mee-lan (like Milan, the city)
da JONG
Edweedje Danticah
day-veez
don-a-hew
JOO-no DEE-as
Sh-vawn
don-a-hue
D'Lih Lo
Last name rhymes with paper
iven doig (first syllable of last name rhymes with toy)
doytch
deh-WOSS-kin
DIFF-en-bah
AR-bol
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