AP-News Pronunciation Guide D-K

D

Dagestan — dah-guhs-TAHN’

Dahab — DAH’-hahb

Khaled Dahdouh — kha-LED’ DAKH’-dookh

Dai-ichi — dy-EE’-chee

Daisetta — day-ZET’-uh

Stephen Damman — DAM’-man

Mazen Dana — MAZ’-en DAH’-nah

Mehdi Danesh-Yazdi — MEH’-dee DAH’-nesh YEZ’-dee

Richard Dannatt — DAN’-at

Osman Danquah — oos-MAHN’ dahn-KWAH’

Mohammed Daraghmeh — duh-RAHK’-muh

Darfur — dahr-FOOR’

Dennis Daugaard — DOO’-gahrd

Mychael Darthard-Dawodu — meh-KELL’ DAHR’-thuhd DOW’-uh-doo

Dashst-i-Qula — dash-tee-kah-LAH’

Ramon Davila — rah-MOHN’ DAH’-vee-lah

Shaniya Davis — shuh-NY’-uh

Davos — DAH’-vohs

Ahmet Davutoglu — AH’-meht dah-voot-OH’-loo

Debaltseve — deh-BALT’-seh-vuh

John DeBlase — duh-BLAYZ’

Bill de Blasio — dih BLAH’-zee-oh

Yvo de Boer — EE’-voh duh BOH’-ah

Alex DeCroce — dih-KROHCH’

Peter DeFazio — dee-FAH’-zee-oh

Russell Defreitas — deh-FREE’-tus

Jaap de Hoop Scheffer — yahp dee hohp SKEHF’-ur

Mohammed Deif — dy-EEF’

Gina DeJesus — deh-HAY’-soos

DeKalb County — deh-KAB’

Scott Dekraai — deh-KREYE’

Deland — deh-LAND’

Bernie de la Rionda — dih lah ree-AHN’-duh

Jean Marc de la Sabliere — zhahn mark duh lah SAH’-blee-yehr

Rocky Delgadillo — del-gah-DEE’-oh

Alfred Delucchi — deh-LOO’-kee

Joy Deleston — DEL’-uhs-tuhn

Angel Del Valle — AHN’-hel del VAH’-yay

John Demjanjuk — dem-YAHN’-yuk

Miriam Teresa Demjanovich — dem-JAN’-oh-vich

Jonathan Demme (DEM’-mee)

Denosumab — deh-NAHS’-suh-mab

Veronica Deramous — duh-RAY’-muhs

Paul Dergarabedian — der-gayr-uh-BEE’-dee-uhn

Frank Desiderio — deh-sih-DEHR-ee-oh

Richard DesLauriers — deh-LOHR’-ee-ay

Des Plaines River — dehs-PLAYNZ’

Jon DeStefano — deh-STEF’-ah-noh

Deutsche Bank — DOY’-chuh

Deutsche Boerse — DOY’-chuh BUR’-zuh

Lindley DeVecchio — dih-VEH’-kee-oh

Dominique de Villepin — doh-mee-NEEK’ duh veel-PAN’

Frank De Winne — deh-WINH’-uh

Deylam — day-LAHM’

Vladimir Dezhurov — deh-ZHOOR’-ahf

Dhahran — dah-RAHN’

Dhi Qar — dee kahr

Khaled Diab — HAH’-lehd dee-AHB’

Nafissatou Diallo — na-fee-SAH’-too dee-AH’-loh

Cheik Tidiane Diaw — shehr tih-dee-EHN’ dee-OW

Dido — DY’-doh

Samuel Dieteman — DEET’-man

Anurag Dikshit — AH’-noo-rahg DIKS’-it

Kara DioGuardi — dee-oh-GWAHR’-dee

Jacques Diouf — zhahk dyoof

Diyala — dee-YAH’-lah

Diyarbakir — dee-YAHR’-bah-kir

Diwaniyah — dee-wah-NEE’-yah

Djibouti — jih-BOO’-tee

Zoran Djindjic — JIHN’-jihch

Charles Djou — duh-ZHOO’

Ekaterina Dmitriev — eh-kat-ur-EE’-nah dih-MEE’-tree-yehv

George Docherty — DAHK’-ur-tee

Curtis Doebbler — DOHB’-blur

Matt Doering — DOHR’-ing

Pete Doherty — DAHK’-ur-tee

Dominica — doh-MIN’-ih-kuh

Domodedovo — DOH’-muh-DYED’-uh-vuh

Tim Donaghy — DAHN’-uh-hee

Patrick Donahoe — DAHN’-uh-hoo

Donetsk — dah-NETSK’

Donghekou — dahng-heh-koh

Vincent D’Onofrio — duh-NAH-free-oh

Genero Espinosa Dorantes — huh-NEH’-roh ehs-pih-NOH’-suh duh-RAHN’-tehz

Jean-Jacques Dordain — zhahn zhahk dor-DAN’

Dotiki mine — doh-TEE’-kee

Douala — doo’AH’-luh

John Douangdara — dwung-DEHR’-ah

Nada Doumani — NAH’-duh doo-MAH’-nee

Philippe Douste-Blazy — doo-stuh-blah-ZEE’

Doyline — doy-LEEN’

Dracut — DRAY’-kut

Joshua Dratel — dray-TEL’

David Dreier — DRY’-ur

Steve Driehaus — DREE’-hows

Janez Drnovsek — yah-NESH’ dehr-NOHV’-shek

David Drugeon — dah-VEED’ droo-ZHAHN’

Darleen Druyun — DROO’-yin

Abdel Aziz Duaik — AHB’-dehl ah-ZEEZ’ dwayk

Amber Dubois — doo-BWAH’

Joshua DuBois — doo-BWAH’

Michel Duclos — mee-SHEHL’ doo-KLOH’

Charles Duelfer — DEHL’-fur

Rodrigo Duterte — doo-TEHR<-tay

Donald Dugan — DOO'-guhn

Jaycee Lee Dugard — DOO'-gahrd

Gordon Duguid — DOO'-gud

Mike DuHaime — doo-HAYM'

Dujail — doo-ZHAYL'

Jean Dujardin — zhahn doo-zhahr-DAN'

Stephane Dujarric — steh-FAHN' DOO'-jar-ihk

Arne Duncan — AHR'-nee

Everett Dutschke — DUHS'-kee

Marc Dutroux — doo-troo

Eric Dybas — DY'-bas

Robert Dziekanski — zhih-KAN'-skee

Mikulas Dzurinda — MIH'-koh-las zur-IN'-dah

E

Shirin Ebadi — shih-REEN' eh-BAH'-dee

Evan Ebel — EE'-bul

Dalton Eby — EE'-bee

Bernie Ecclestone — EHK'-ihl-stuhn

Yukio Edano — YOO'-kee-oh EHD'-ah-noh

Edinburg, Texas — ED'-in-burg

Edinburgh, Scotland — EH'-din-bur-uh

Boudewijn van Eenennaam — BOH'-duh-van vahn AY'-nuh-nohm

Jan Egeland — yahn EHG'-lahnd

Robert Ehrlich — UR'-lik

Eid al-Adha — eed al-AHD'-hah

Eid al-Fitr — ayd ahl-FIH'-tur

Kai Eide — ky EYE'-duh

Walid Eido — wah-LEED' eye-EE'-doh

Rafi Eitan — RAH'-fee ay-TAHN'

Rolf Ekeus — eh-KAY'-us

Elan — ee-LAHN'

Ihsan Elashyi — ih-SAHN' eh-LAH'-shee

Mohamed el-Atriss — el-AH'-trees

Elazig — AY'-leh-zeh

Susan Elbaneh — el-BAHN'-uh

Mohamed ElBaradei — ehl-BEHR'-uh-day

El Cajon — kah-HOHN'

Eldorado, Texas — el-doh-RAY'-doh

Wadih El-Hage — WAH'-dee ehl-HAHJ'

Elida — uh-LEE'-duh

Amine El Khalifi — ah-MEEN' ehl kah-LEE'-fee

Mohamad Zouheir El Khansa — moh-HAH'-mahd zoo-HAYR' ehl KAHN'-suh

De'Marquise Elkins — deh-mahr-KEES'

Amer El-Maati — ah-MEER' el-MAH'-tee

Mounir El Motassadeq — moo-neer ehl mah-tuh-SAD'-uhk

Magdy el-Nashar — MAG'-dee el-nash-AHR'

Adnan El Shukrijumah — ahd-NAHN' el SHOOK'-ree joohm-HAH'

Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi — AHB'-del fat-AH' el-SEE'-see

Sarah Eltantawi — ehl-tehn-TOW'-ee

Aicha El Wafi — EYE'-shuh el-WAH'-fee

Embarras River — EM'-brah

Mohammed Emwazi — ehm-WAH'-zee

Enceladus — ehn-SEH'-lah-duhs

Guillermo Endara — geel-YAYR'-moh en-DAHR'-ah

Ben Endres — EN'-dris

Eluana Englaro — el-oo-AH'-nah en-GLAH'-roh

Bill Engvall — ENG'-vahl

John Ensign — EN'-sin

Ercis, Turkey — EHR'-jihsh

Recep Tayyip Erdogan — REH'-jehp TY'-ihp UR'-doh-wahn

Saeb Erekat — sah-EEB' EHR'-ih-kaht

Erez — EHR'-ehz

Eritrea — ehr-ih-TREE'-uh

Jon Erpenbach — URP'-ehn-bahk

Francisco Javier Errazuriz Ossa — eh-RA'-soo-rees OH'-sah

Gerhard Ertl — EHR'-tul

Mike Escudie — EHS'-kyoo-jay

Anna Eshoo — EH'-shoo

Chiheb Esseghaier — shuh-HEHB' ehz-uh-GY'-ur

Martin Esparza — mahr-TEEN'

ETA — EH'-tah

Roger Etchegaray — roh-ZHAY' eh-cheh-gah-RAY'

Eutaw — YOO'-taw

Mark Everson — EE'-vur-suhn

Ewa Beach — EH'-vah

Gnassingbe Eyadema — nyah-SING'-bay ee-yah-DEE'-mah

Leopold Eyharts — AY'-ahrts

Eyjafjallajokull volcano — ay-yah-FYAH'-lah-yur-kuhl

F

John Fabrizi — fuh-BREE'-zee

Fajr (Hezbollah missile) — FAH'-zher

Rima Fakih — REE'-mah fah-KEE'

Duke Fakir — fah-KEER'

Mary Fallin — FAL'-ihn

Fallujah — fuh-LOO'-juh

Falun Gong — FAH'-luhn goong

Nawaf Fares — NAH'-wahf FAH'-rehs

Steve Farese — fah-REES'

Iyman Faris — EYE'-mihn FEHR'-ihs

Amjad Hussain Farooqi — AHM'-jed hoo-SAYN' fuh-ROO-kee

Louis Farrakhan — FAHR'-uh-kahn

John Faso — FAS'-oh

Andrew Fastow — FAS'-tow

Fatah — FAH'-tah

Josh and Laura Fattal — fuh-TAHL'

Raouhi Fattouh — ROW'-hee fa-TOO'

Fatwa — FAHT'-wah

Kathryn Faughey — FAW'-hee

Christophe Fauviau — KREE'-stohf FOH'-vee-oh

Ahmad Fawzi — FOW'-zee

Dodi Fayed — DOH'-dee FY'-ehd

Italia Federici — ih-TAL'-yuh fed-uh-REE'-chee

Yuri Fedotov — fee-DOH'-tuhv

Douglas Feith — fyth

George Felos — FEE'-lohs

Myisha Ferrell — my-EE'-shuh FUR'-ruhl

Drew Feustel — FOY'-stuhl

Lamen Khalifa Fhimah — LAH'-mehn kah-LEE'-fah feh-HEE'-mah

Vinson Filyaw — FIHL'-yaw

Jasmine Fiore — fee-OR'-ee

Joschka Fischer — YUSH'-kuh FISH'-ur

Fiserv — FY'-serv

Isla Fisher — EYE'-luh

Flocke — FLAH'-keh

Kyle Foggo — FOH'-goh

Anders Fogh Rasmussen — AHN'-derz FOHG RAHS'-moo-sihn

Raffaello Follieri — rah-fy-EL'-oh foh-lee-EHR'-ee

Fon Verettes — fon ver-ET

Pim Fortuyn — pim for-TOWN'

Byron Fouty — FOW'-tee

Jeffrey Fowle — fowl

Vicente Fox — vih-SEN'-tay

Rend Rahim Francke — rend RAH'-heem fran-KEE'

Jendayi Frazer — jen-DY'-ee FRAY'-zhur

Eric Matthew Frein — freen

James Frey — fry

Thomas Frieden — FREE'-den

David Friehling — FREE'-ling

Daniel Frisiello — friz-ee-EHL'-oh

Johan Friso — YOH'-han FREE'-soh

Josef Fritzl — YOH'-zef FRIT'-sul

Christer Fuglesang — KRIHS'-tehr FYOO'-guhl-sang

Yasuo Fukuda — yah-soo-oh foo-koo-dah

Fukushima — foo-koo-SHEE'-mah

Fukushima Dai-ichi — foo-koo-SHEE'-mah dy-EE'-chee

Futalognkosaurus — FOO'-ta-long-koh-SOHR'-us

G

Gabon — ga-BOHN'

Paolo Gabriele — POW'-loh gah-bree-EHL'-eh

Adam Yehiye Gadahn — ah-DAHM' YEH'-heh-yuh guh-DAHN'

Gadid — guh-DEED'

Aisha Gadhafi – EYE'-shuhKhamis Gadhafi – KAH'-mees

Moammar Gadhafi — MOO'-ah-mahr gah-DAH'-fee

Seif al-Islam Gadhafi — sayf

Kai Gadison — KY GAD'-ih-suhn

Yuri Gagarin — YOOR'-ee gah-GAH'-rin

William Gagen — GAY'-gehn

Yegor Gaidar — yeh-GOHR' GY'-dahr

Faysal Galab — FY'-suhl gah-LAHB'

Dennis Galbraith — GAHL'-bruhth

Jorge Galindo — HOHR'-hay gah-LIN'-doh

Rajiv Gandhi — rah-ZHEEV' GAHN'-dee

Ejup Ganic — AY'-oop GAH'-nich

Akbar Ganji — AHK'-bar GAHN'-jee

Eric Garcetti — gahr-SET'-ee

Gardez — gahr-DEHZ'

Richard Garriott — GA'-ree-ut

Leonel Garza — lay-oh-NEHL'

Gautier — goh-SHAY'

Laurent Gbagbo — loh-RAHN' BAHG'-boh

Leymah Gbowee — LAY'-mah BOH'-wee

Samir Geagea — sah-MEER' zhah zhah

Robert Geathers — GA'-thurz

Gordon Gee — gee (hard g)

Harold Gehman — GAY'-muhn

Raymond Geisel — gy-ZEL'

Timothy Geithner — GYT'-nur

Kyrstin Gemar — geh-MAHR'

Amin Gemayel — ah-MEEN' jeh-MAY'-el

Pierre Gemayel — jeh-MAY'-el

Julius Genachowski — jen-uh-KOW'-skee

John Geoghan — GAY'-gan

Mark Geragos — GEHR'-uh-gohs

Julie Gerberding — GUR'-bur-ding

Pete Geren — GEHR'-ehn

Christian Gerhartsreiter — GAYR'-hahrtz-ry-tur

Geoduck — GOO'-ee-duhk

Gina Gershon — ger-SHON'

Bill Gerstenmaier — GUR'-sten-my-ur

Ricky Gervais — jur-VAYS'

Ahmed Kalfan Ghailani — KAL'fahn guh-LAHN'-ee

Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai — ahsh-RAHF' gah-NEE' ah-mahd-ZEYE'

Mohamed Ghannouchi — gah-NOO'-shee

Ghazni — GAHZ'-nee

Wael Ghonim — WY'-uhl goh-NEEM'

Carlos Ghosn — GOHN

Ghanim Ghudayer — GHAH'-nem kuh-DAYR'

Ali Ghufron — GOO'-frahn

Mark Giannantonio — jee-an-an-TOH'-nee-oh

Miep Gies — meep ghees

Giglio (Italian island) — JEEL'-yoh

Nicholas Giglio — GIHG'-lee-oh

Gila National Forest — HEE'-luh

Yousuf Raza Gilani — gee-LAH'-nee

Kirsten Gillibrand — KEER'-sten JIHL'-uh-brand

Al Ginglen — JING'-lun

Louis Giovino — jee-oh-VEE'-noh

Matt Giraud — jir-AHD'

Raanan Gissin — rah-NAHN' GIH'-seen

Salvatore Giunta — sahl-vuh-TOHR'-eh JOON'-tuh

Gillian Gibbons — JIHL'-ee-uhn

Julia Gillard GIH'-lahrd

Ray Girouard — juh-RARD'

Joe and Teresa Giudice — JOO'-dys or joo-DEE'-chay

Gizo — GEE'-zoh

Glasgow — GLAS'-goh

Charles Gliniewicz — GLIHN'-uh-wihts

Glioma — GLEE'-oh-mah

Ben Glisan — GLIH'-sen

Gloucester — GLAH'-stur

Faure Gnassingbe — fahr nyah-SING'-bay

Yahya Goba — YAH'-yah GOH'-bah

Tim Goeglein — GAYG'-lyn

Ron Goetzel — GEHT'-zuhl

Gol Airlines — gohl

Aijalon Mahli Gomes — EYE'-jah-lahn MAH'-lee gohms

Goleta — goh-LEE'-tuh

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu — een-YAR'-ee-too

Gonaives — goh-nah-EEV'

Marc Gonsalves — gahn-SAHL'-vehs

Cyclone Gonu — GOH'-noo

David Gorcyca — GOHR'-sih-kah

Gori — GOHR'-ee

Dom Gorie — GOOR'-ee

Huib Gorter — huhb GOR'-tur

Kermit Gosnell — gahs-NEHL'

Kristin Gossel — GAH'-sul

Jon and Kate Gosselin — GAHS'-lihn

Mark Goudeau — goo-DOH'

Justin Gouveia — GOOV'-way

Gozo — GOHT'-soh

Graco — GRAY'-koh

Edward Gramlich — GRAM'-lihk

Sam Granato — grah-NAH'-toh

Charles Graner — GRAY'-nur

Hermione Granger — hur-MY'-nee

Scott Gration — GRAY'-shun

Mike Gravel — grah-VEL'

Graz — grahts

Ronald Allen Grecula — GREK'-yuh-luh

Bunnatine Greenhouse — BUHN'-uh-teen

Christine Gregoire — GREG'-wahr

Robert Greifeld — GRY'-feld

Catherine Greig — greeg

Grenada — greh-NAY'-duh

Adrian Grenier — grehn-YAY'

Wendy Greuel — grool

Ray Gricar — GREE'-kahr

Ioan Griffud — YOH'-uhn GRIH'-fith

Matt Groening — GREE'-ning Groton — GRAH'-tun

Gstaad — guh-SHTAHD'

Guadagnini — gwahd-uh-NEE'-nee

Ingmar Guandique — wahn-DEE'-kay

Guangzhou — gwahng-joh

Rudy Hermann Guede — GAY'-day

Ismail Omar Guelleh – IHSH'-my-ehl OH'-mahr GEH'-luh

Carl Gugasian — guh-GAH'-see-uhn

Guillain-Barre syndrome — gee-LAN' bah-RAY'

Guinsaugon — gween-sow-OO'-gahn

Guiuan — GEE'-wuhn

Guinea-Bissau — GIHN'-ee bih-SOW'

Guixi — gway-shee

Hamid Gul — HAH'-mihd gool

Sai Gunturi — sy guhn-TOO'-ree

Rajat Gupta rah-JAHT' GOOP'-tah

Antonio Guterres — goo-TEHR'-esh

Carlos Gutierrez — goo-tee-AYR'-ehz

Abimael Guzman — ab-ee-MY'el GOOZ'-mahn

Gwinnett — gwih-NEHT'

H

Nate Haasis — HAY'-sihs

Thomas Habinek — HAH'-bihn-ehk

Selcan Hacaoglu — SAL'-jahn hah-JAH'-oh-loo

Hesham Mohamed Hadayet — huh-SHAHM' moh-HAH'-med hah-DY'-eht

Haaretz — hah-ah-REHTS'

Rabih Haddad — RAH'-bee hah-DAHD'

Hadera — hah-DEHR'-uh

Mizban Khadr Hadi — MIHZ'-bahn KAH'-dur HAH'-dee

Haditha — hah-DEE'-thuh

Michael Hagee — HAYG'-ee

John Hagee — HAYG'-ee

Joerg Haider — yorg HY'-dur

Haifa — HY'-fuh

Corey Haim — haym

Typhoon Haiyan — HY'-ahn)

Hajj — hahj

Halabja — hah-LAHB'-juh

Tarja Halonen — TAHR'-yah HAH'-luh-nen

Dan Halutz — DAHN hah-LOOTS'

Hamas — hah-MAHS'

Farid Hamayoun –HAH'-may-yoon

Imad Hamed — ih-MAHD' hah-MED'

Muhammed Hameeduddin — ha-MEED'-oo-din

Salim Hamdan — sah-LEEM' hahm-DAHN'

Hamdania — hahm-dah-NEE'-ah

Yaser Esam Hamdi — YAH'-ser EE'-sahm HAHM'-dee

Assem Hammoud — AH'-sem hah-MOOD'

Abdelaziz Hamze — ahb-del-ah-ZEEZ' HAHM'-zeh

Hatshepsut — haht-shehp-SOOT'

Michael Haneke — HAN'-uh-kuh

Ismail Haniyeh — IHS'-may-el hah-NEE'-yuh

Ahmed Hannan — AH'-mehd hah-NAHN'

Mahmoud Abu Hanoud — mah-MOOD' ah-boo hah-NOOD'

Mokhtar Haouari — MOHK'-tahr how-AHR'-ee

Naveed Afzal Haq — nah-VEED' AHF'-zal hahk

Abdul Haq — ahb-DOOL' hahk

Naveed Afzal Haq — nah-VEED' AHF'-zal hahk

Haqlaniyah — HAHK'-lah-nee-yuh

Harare — hah-RAH'-reh

Harbin — HAHR'-bin

Kali Hardig — KAY'-lee

Rafik Hariri — rah-FEEK' hah-REER'-ee

Saad Hariri — sahd hah-REER'-ee

Kamala Harris — KAH'-mah-lah

Nidal Malik Hasan — nih-DAHL' mah-LEEK' hah-SAHN'

Farris Hassan — FAH'-rihs hah-SAHN'

Saeed Hassan — sah-EED' hah-SAHN'

Wassef Ali Hassoun — wah-SEF' ah-LEE' hah-SOON'

Hat Yai — haht-yeye

Haverhill — HAY'-vruhl

Kip Hawley — HAH'-lee

Haworth — HAW'-worth Hamid Hayat — hah-MEED' HY'-et

Umer Hayat — OO'-mer hy-YAHT'

Michel Hazanavicius — mee-SHEHL' ah-zah-nah-VEE'-see-oos

Nathaniel Heatwole — HEET'-wohl

Hebron — HEH'-bruhn

Richard Heene — HEE'-nee

Mayumi Heene — my-OO'-mee

John Hege — HEG'-ee

James Heidinger — HY'-ding-gur

Dorothy Height — hyt

Katherine Heigl — HY'-guhl

Heiligendamm — HY'-lee-guhn-dahm

Aribert Heim — AH'-ree-behrt HYMDavid Heim — hym

Guy Heinze — hynz

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar — gool-boo-DEEN' hek-mat-YAHR'

Henry Hendee — HEN'-dee

Tom Henze — HEN'-zee

Hennepin County — HEN'-ih-pin

Quadrevion Henning — kwah-DRAY'-vee-ahn

Herat — hehr-AHT'

Herodium — heh-ROH'-dee-uhm

Herzliya — hurts-LEE'-uh

Hesperia — heh-SPAYR'-ee-uh

Hezbollah — hez-BUH'-lah

Hialeah — hy-uh-LEE'-uh Abdallah Higazy — ahb-DAH'-lah hee-GAH'-zee

Farouk Hijazi — fah-ROOK' hee-JAH'-zee

Hilla — HIL'-luh

Hindiya — hin-DEE'-yah

Jeremy Hinzman — HIHNZ'-min

Hiroshima — heer-oh-SHEE'-muh or hih-ROH'-shih-muh

Hit — heet

Hmong — mung

Katie Hnida — NY'-da

Charlie Hobaugh — HOH'-baw

Hobe Sound — hohb

William Hochul — HOH'-kuhl

Peter Hoekstra — HUK'-struh

Hokkaido — hoh-ky-doh

Kim Holien — HOH'-lee-ehn

Francois Hollande — frahn-SWAH' oh-LAWND'

Homosassa — HOH'-moh-sas-uh

Russel Honore — AHN'-ur-ay

Hoquiam, Washington — HOH'-kwee-um

Robert Horan — hohr-AN'

Takafumi Horie — tah-kah-foo-mee hoo-ree-ay

Horlivka — HOHR'-lihv-kah

Horry County — OHR'-ee

John Hostettler — HOH'-stet-lur

George Hotz — HOHTZ

Julianne Hough — huhf

Houla — HOH'-lah

Houma — HOH'-muh

Marques Houston — MAR'-kus

Houthi — HOO'-thee

Hrabove — HRAH'-boh-veh

Jennifer Hramadka — rah-MAHD'-kuh

Andrew Hruska — huh-ROOS'-kuh

Frank Hsieh — syeh

Norman Hsu — shoo

Htin Kyaw — tihn chow

Hu Jia — hoo jah

Marianne Hudec — HYOO'-dek

Gerard Hueber — HYOO'-bur

John Hueston — HYOO'-stun

John Huhn — hyoon

Hu Jintao — hoo jin-tow

Ollanta Humala — oh-YAHN'-tah oo-MAH'-lah

Venjah Hunte — VEHN'-jah huhnt

Rielle Hunter — ree-EHL'

John Huschke — HOOSH'-kee

Liban Hussein — LEE'-bahn hoo-SAYN'

Faisal Husseini — FY'-suhl hoo-SAY'-nee

Hutaree — hoo-TAH'-ray

Craig Hutto — HUH'-toh

Hutu — HOO'-too

Abdel Tawab Mullah Huweish — ahb-DEL' tah-WAHB' MOO'-luh hoo-WAYSH'

Long Huynh — hwin

Hwang Woo-suk — whahng woo-suhk

George, Jennifer Hyatte — HY'-uht

Hyderabad — HY'-dur-uh-bad

Hyndman — HY'-man

Tomi Rae Hynie — TAHM'-ee ray HY'-nee

I

Ibiza — ee-BEE'-zuh

Saad Eddin Ibrahim — sahd uh-deen ee-brah-heem

Barzan Ibrahim — BAHR'-zahn EE'-brah-heem

Muktar Said Ibrahim — MOOK'-tar sah-EED' EE'-brah-heem

Ica — EE'-kuh

Carl Icahn — EYE'-kahn

Jonathan Idema — ih-DEE'-muh

Mohammed Osman Idris — OHS'-man EE'-dree

David Ige — EE'-gay

Robert Iger — EYE'-gur

Karen Ignagni — ihg-NAH'-neeHurricane Igor — EE'-gohr

Jared Ilovar — EYE'-luh-vahr

Imam — ih-MAHM'

Jeffrey Immelt — IHM'-mehlt

Immokalee — ih-MAHK'-ah-lee

Carrie Ann Inaba — ee-NAH'-bah

Inamed — IN'-uh-med

Martin Indyk — IHN'-dihk

Ingushetia — ing-goo-SHEH'-tee-ah

James Inhofe — IN'-hahf

David Innes — IN'-es

Daniel Inouye — ih-NOH'-way

Intefadeh — in-tuh-FAHD'-uh

Peggy Ioakim — eye-OH'-kihm

Rich Iott — EYE'-aht

Ipilimumab — ihp-ee-LIHM'-uh-mab

Allison Iraheta — eye-rah-HEE'-tah

Irbil — ur-BEEL'

Atif Irfan — AH'-tif AYR'-fahn

Irrawaddy delta — eer-ih-WAH'-dee

Irvine — UR'-vyn

Johnny Isakson — EYE'-sihk-sun

Riduan Isamuddin — ree-DWAN' EESAH'-moodin

Thammarak Isaragura na Ayuthaya — TAHM'-ah-rahk iz-ah-rahng-GOON' na AY-yoo-TEE'-yah

Neville Isdell — IHZ'-del

Isfahan — IHS'-fah-hahn

Islamabad — ihs-LAH'-muh-bahd

Methyl isocyanate — eye-soh-SY'-uh-nayt

Darrell Issa — EYE'-suh

Hamdi Issac — HAHM'-dee EYE'-zik

Hurricane Iselle — ee-SEHL'

Comet ISON — EYE'-sahn

Igor Ivanov — EE'-gohr ee-VAHN'-awf

Sergei Ivanov — SUR'-gay ee-VAHN'-awf

Bruce Ivins — EYE'-vinz

Iwo To — EE'-woh TOH

Alija Izetbegovic — AHL'-yuh ee-zeht-BEG'-oh-vich

J

Jabaliya — juh-BAH'-lee-yuh

Jabir Air Base — jeh-BEER'

San Jacinto — hah-SIN'-toh

Jacobabad — jak-oh-ba-BAHD'

Michael Jacques — jayks

Gregory Jaczko — YAHTS'-koh

Jadiriyah — jahd-REE'-yah

Thoerbjorn Jagland — TOOR'-byohrn YAHG'-lahnd

George Djura Jakubec — JUHR'-ah JAK'-oh-behk

Jalalabad — ju-LAH'-lah-bahd

Beit Jalla — bayt JAH'-lah

Qatradullah Jamal — kwah-trah-DOOL'-ah jah-MAL'

Zafarullah Khan Jamali — zahf-ROO'-luh kahn juh-MAH'-lee

Una James — YOO'-nah Jammu — JUM'-moo

Thamsanqa Jantjie — tahm-SAHN'-kah jahn-JEE'

Ziad Jarrah — ZY'-ed jur-RAH'

Maurice Jarre — zhahr

Sven Jaschan — YAH'-shan

Raed Jaser — rah-EED' JAH'-sur

Abderraouf Jdey — ab-der-uf juh-DAY'

Jebaliya — juh-BAH'-lee-yuh

Ben Jelen — YEL'-in

Elfriede Jelinek — ehl-FREE'-duh YEHL'-ih-nehk

Jemaah Islamiyah — jeh-MAH' is-lah-MEE'-uh

Jena — JEE'-nuh

Jenin — juh-NEEN'

Kajal Jhaveri — KAH'-jihl jah-VEHR'-ee

Yukun Jia — yoo-koon jah

Haisong Jiang — hy-SOHN' jee-AHNG'

Tanak Jigme Sangpo — TAH'-nahk JIHG'-mee SAHNG'-poh

Hurricane Jimena — hee-MAY'-nuh

Bobby Jindal — JIN'-dul

Jing Haipeng — zhing heye-pawng

Jisr al-Shughour, Syria — JIHS'-ur ah-shee-GOOR'

Steve Jobs — jahbz

Jeh Johnson — jay

Jokhang Temple — joh-kahng Jolo — HOH'-loh

Jos — jahs

Louis Jourdain — johr-DAYN'

Miroslav Jozwiak — MEER'-roh-slahv yahz-vee-YAK'

Juba, Southern Sudan — JOO'-buh

Johanna Justin-Jinich — yoh-HAH'-nah JUHS'-tihn JIHN'-ihk

Majid Jwad — MAH'-jihd juh-WAHD'

K

Kabardino-Balkariya — kah-bahr-DEE'-noh bahl-KAH'-ree-ah

Ahmed Tejan Kabbah — AH'-mehd TEH'-jahn KAH'-bah

Kabul — KAH'-bool

Tanya Kach — kash

Jane Kaczmarek — kaz-MA'-rihk

Lech Kaczynski — lehk kah-CHIN'-skee

Kadcyla — kad-SY'-luh

Kadima — kuh-DEE'-muh

Farouk Kaddoumi — fah-ROOK' kah-DOO'-mee

Lakshman Kadirgamar — LAHK'-shmahn kuh-DEER'-guh-mahr

Dias Kadyrbayev — DY'-us kah-dur-BY'-ehv

Akhmad Kadyrov — kuh-DEE'-ruhv

Paul Kagame — keh-GAH'-may

Kalai-Zal — kah-LAY'-zahl

Jason Kamiya — ka-MY'-uh

Natascha Kampusch — nah-TAH'-shuh KAHM'-poosh

Naoto Kan — now-OH'-toh KAHN

Kankakee — KANG'-kuh-kee

Rena Kanokogi — kan-uh-KOHG'-ee

Emil Kapaun — kah-PAWN'

Karabilah — ka-ruh-BIL'-uh

Radovan Karadzic — RA'-doh-van KA'-ra-jich

Costas Karamanlis — KOH'-stus kar-uh-man-LEES'

Karbala — KAHR'-bah-lah

Islam Karimov — EES'-lahm kah-REE'-mahv

Mohamed Abdirahman Kariye — ahb-deer-uh-HAHM' ky-EED'-eh

Michael Karkoc — KAHR'-kahts

Raed Karmi — RAH'-ed KAHR'-mee

Karmiel — kahr-mee-EHL'

Karnei Shomron — kahr-NAY' shahm-ROHN'

Neel Kashkari — kash-KAHR'-ee

Hamid Karzai — HAH'-mihd KAHR'-zeye

Qayum Karzai — ky-OOM' KAHR'-zeye

Kashiwazaki — kah-shih-wah-zah-kee

Ilyas Kashmiri — IHL'-ee-uhs

Anurag Kashyap — AH'-noo-rahg KAHSH'-yahp

Garry Kasparov — kas-PAHR'-ahf

Peter Kassig — KAS'-ihg

Mikhail Kasyanov — kah-see-AH'-nahf

Linda Katehi — kuh-TAY'-hee

John Katehis — KAY'-tihs

Katowice — kah-toh-VEET'-suh

Moshe Katsav — moh-SHEH' kaht-SAHV'

Katyusha — kuh-TOO'-shuh

Jorma Kaukonen — YOR'-mah KOW'-kah-nen

Yoriko Kawaguchi — yoh-ree-koh kah-wah-goo-chee

Naomi Kawase — kah-wah-see

Kazaa — kuh-ZAH'

Kazakhstan — kah-zahk-STAHN'

Sahel Kazemi — sah-HEHL' kah-ZEE'-mee

Steven Kazmierczak — kaz-MUR'-chek

Kehl — kayl

Kelis — kuh-LEES'

Kanawha, West Virginia — kah-NAH'

Bernard Kerik — KEHR'-ihk

Gil Kerlikowske — kur-lih-KOW'-skee

David Kernell — kur-NEL'

Jerome Kerviel — zheh-ROHM' kehrv-YEHL'

Kfar Darom — kuh-FAHR' duh-ROHM'

Kfar Giladi — kfahr gee-lah-DEE'

Kfar Kila — kuh-FAHR' KEE'-luh

Khabarovsk — hah-BAH'-rohvsk

Phan Van Khai — fahn vahn keye

Khaldiyah — KAHL'-dee-yah

Teresa Borcz Khalifa — teh-REH'-zah borch kah-LEE'-fah

Zalmay Khalilzad — ZAHL'-may kah-LEEL'-zahd

Ali Khamenei — hah-meh-neh-EE'

Abdul Qadeer Khan — ahb-DOOL' kah-DEER' kahn

Muhammad Naeem Noor Khan — nah-EEM' nohr kahn

Khaneqin — hah-nah-KEEN'

Kamal Kharrazi – kah-MAHL' kah-RAH'-zee

Khartoum — kahr-TOOM'

Mohammad Khatami — HAH'-tah-mee

Abdul-Ilah Khatib — ahb-dool-ee-LAH' khah-TEEB'

Ahmed Abu Khattala — hah-TAH'-lah

Essid Sami Ben Khemais — EH'-seed … keh-MEES'

Mikhail Khodorkovsky — mih-hah-EEL' khoh-dohr-KAHV'-skee

Ayatollah Khomeini — ah-yah-TOH'-lah hoh-MAY'-nee

Dara Khosrowshahi — kahs-row-SHAH'-hee

Khost — hohst (heavy stress on first "h'')

Mohamad Jamal Khweis — kys

Mwai Kibaki — mwy kih-BAH'-kee

Kibo — KEE'-boh

Gerald Kicanas — kih-KA'-nuhs

Adam Kidan — KIH'-dun

Stephen Kiesle — KEEZ'-lee

Rinko Kikuchi — rink-oh kih-koo-chee

Kikuyu — kee-KOO'-yoo

Jakaya Kikwete — jah-KAH'-yah kee-KWEH'-teh

Nancy Killefer — KIL'-uh-fur

Kim Jong Il — kim jawng eel

Kim John Un — kim jawng oon

Nestor Kirchner — KURSH'-nur

Kiribati — keer-ih-BAHS'

Metropolitan Kirill — meh-troh-pah-lee-TAHN' kih-REEL'Kirkuk — keer-KOOK' or keer-KUK'

Kiryat Shemona — keer-YAHT' shuh-MOHN'-uh

Kkottongnae — GOHT'-dohng-nay

Paul Klebnikov — KLEHB'-nih-kahf

Thomas Klestil — KLAY'-steel

Leiby Kletzky — — LY'-bee KLEHTZ'-skee

Amy Klobuchar — KLOH'-buh-shahr

John Kluge — KLOO'-gee

Melania Knauss — meh-LAH'-nee-uh kuh-NOSS'

Suge Knight — shug (same sound as sugar)

Kris Kobach — KOH'-bak

Takeru Kobayashi — tah-kah-roo koh-bee-yah-shee

Shosei Koda — shoh-say koh-dah

Andrew Koenig — KAY'-nihg

Mark Koenig — KOH'-nig

Nancy Koenig — KOH'-nihg

Kogelo — koh-GAY'-lay

Koh Racha — koh rah-chah

Junichiro Koizumi — joon-ee-chee-roh koh-ee-zoo-mee

Joshua Komisarjevsky — koh-mih-sahr-JEV'-skee

Filipp Kondratyev — fihl-EEP' kahn-DRAHT'-yehv

Joseph Kony — KOHN'-yee

Tim Kopra — KOH'-pruhValery Korzun — val-uh-ree kohr-ZOON'

John Koskinen — KAHS'-kihn-ihn

Vojislav Kostunica — voh-YEE'-slahv kohsh-too-NEET'-zuh

Hoda Kotb — HOH'-duh KAHT'-bee

Cherif Kouachi — sheh-REEF' koo-AH'-shee

Said Kouachi — sah-EED' koo-AH'-shee

George Kouloheras — koo-loh-HEHR'-us

Dmitry Kovtun — dih-MEE'-tree kohv-TUN'

Karen Kraushaar — KROWS'-hahr

Sergei Krikalev — SUR'-gay KREE'-kuh-lev

Frank Kruesi — KROOS'-ee

Paul Krugman — KROOG'-muhn

Ryszard Krystosik — RIH'-shahrd krih-STAW'-sehk

Brian Krzanich — krah-ZAN'-ich

Kok Ksor — kahk kuh-SOHR'

Bassam Salih Kubba — BAH'-sahm sah-LIH' KOO'-bah

Leonid Kuchma — KOOCH'-mah

Dennis Kucinich — koo-SIN'-ich Hans Kueng — koong

Kufa — KOO'-fah

Ted Kulongoski — koo-luhn-GAH'-skee

Anil Kumar — AH'-nuhl KOO'-mahr

Josias Kumpf — yoh-SEE'-uhs KOOMF

Kunar — ku-NAHR'

Kunduz — KUHN'-dooz

Fazliddin Kurbanov — fahz-LIHD'-ihn kur-BAH'-nahf

Kushiro — koo-shee-roh

Kut — koot

Aleksander Kwasniewski — kvahsh-NYEV'-skee

David Kwiatkowski — kwiht-KOW'-skee

Kyrgyzstan — KEER'-gih-stan

Kyushu — KYOO'-shoo

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