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

Author Pronunciations

24 last names beginning with "P"

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zee-zee
Paula-nik
or-HAHN par-mook
pow-leeni (literally means 'little Paul')
Ay-shay pap-atya bu-jak
Sh-vawn - last syllable rhymes with yawn (Siobhan is Gaelic/Irish for Joan)
FAY-VEL Parr-et
Pa –soolk –ah
pa-TRONE
puh-vo-KNEE
Like Ian (ee-un)
pele-CAH-nos
aa-r t oo-roh, peh-rehs
lynn ray
pet-roh-cell-ee
PEHR
Feffer (pfeffer means pepper in German)
last name is pronounced 'fam'
pee-coh
first name rhymes with camera
Proo (rhymes with new)
proo-dom
MA-rio POO-zoh
pin-chun
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