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

Author Pronunciations

16 last names beginning with "N"

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V S nie-PAWL
nah-kah-MOOR-ah
cho NAM-joo. The vowel sound in "Nam" is similar to "am."
na-poll-ih-TAH-no (first syllable like 'ap' in apple)
ree-ANN-uhn NAY-vin
As it looks
Last name is pronounced like the verb to nestle, not like the Swiss food company
ing
GA-nang
Key-en Nwen (pronunciations vary, Nguyen can also be closer to When)
Viet Tang When - Pronunciations vary but the closet English is usually considered to be Nwen or When
Tik · N'yat · Harn
NIFF-eh-nehg-er
NEHK-uh uh-REE-muh
kase note-bom. Opinion differs, some say Cees is pronounced sace, others say case (to rhyme with face); those who say the latter say that Cees is the diminutive of Cornelius and thus the C is hard. The double o's in Nooteboom are pronounced as the Oh in 'Oh my gosh.'
nord-house
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