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How do you pronounce this name: Kweon

I have an interview in a couple hours and I don't want to embarrass myself.

by TIAreply 2502/28/2013


by TIAreply 102/27/2013

You pronounce it the way that Tom Brokaw and Barbara Walters pronounce crayon.

by TIAreply 202/27/2013

Do you have a phone number? Maybe you can call with your number blocked and hear how it's pronounced on voice mail or when the person answers the phone.

by TIAreply 302/27/2013

Just ask!

by TIAreply 402/27/2013


by TIAreply 502/27/2013

Qu + Eon (rhymes with Leon)

by TIAreply 602/27/2013

No, r5. Queeeeee-on. Rhymes with Leon.

by TIAreply 702/27/2013


by TIAreply 802/27/2013

Is the person known to be black, or Korean? If the latter, it's more like "Kwon."

by TIAreply 902/27/2013

ask the receptionist when you arrive.

by TIAreply 1002/27/2013

It's pronounced "smegma"

by TIAreply 1102/27/2013

OP, they're going to introduce themselves the minute you meet them. The receptionist is prob used to the mispronunciation.

by TIAreply 1202/27/2013

OP, Having an unusual first name, I would far rather someone complement me on my parents' creativity, and then ask me for the correct pronunciation, rather than embarrass both of us. Those with foreign names are also used to badly mangled versions. Better to be honest and politely ask for the truth.

by TIAreply 1302/27/2013

Hope they don't read DL.

by TIAreply 1402/27/2013

"Throatwarbler mangrove"

by TIAreply 1502/27/2013


by TIAreply 1602/27/2013

You don't.

by TIAreply 1702/27/2013

It was Key-WAHN (rhymes with 'beyond').

He said it first (phew!).

by TIAreply 1802/27/2013

The lady pronounced her name Shytheed, spelled shithead.

by TIAreply 1902/27/2013

Was he Asian or Black?

by TIAreply 2002/27/2013

Sad to read posts from very racist morons, instead of sticking up for fellow minorities facing discrimination and prejudice.

by TIAreply 2102/27/2013

Kweon is the last name, fools.

by TIAreply 2202/27/2013

it's Boo-KAY.

by TIAreply 2302/27/2013

He was black and his first name was Kweon.

by TIAreply 2402/28/2013

I believe it is pronounced "get-toe"

by TIAreply 2502/28/2013
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