How to pronounce Miep Gies?

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Pronunciation of Miep Gies

Miep Gies (when properly pronounced, Miep rhymes with "keep" and Gies sounds like "geese").



Type of Name:

First Name, Last Name

Language:

Dutch

Gender:

Female


Comments:

Pronunciation of Miep Gies

Miep Gies is pronounced as

m ee p - g ee s

m is pronounced as m in me
ee is pronounced as ee in see
p is pronounced as p in pet
g is pronounced as g in go
s is pronounced as s in so


Miep Gies is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ m ee p - g ee s ]

m ee p - g ee s
me see pet   go see so


Type of Name:

First Name, Last Name

Language:

Dutch

Gender:

Female


Comments:

Pronunciation of Miep Gies in Ohio, USA

Miep: MEEP (rhymes with beep)
Gies: KHEES (sounds like "keys")

The "G" sound in Dutch is harder than in English, so it sounds more like a K, but not as hard as a "K" sound in English.



Type of Name:

full name

Language:

Dutch

Gender:

Female

Additional Information:

Miep Gies was born as Hermine Santruschitz. When she moved to the Netherlands from Vienna, her last name was changed to the spelling "Santrouschitz" and she was given the nickname Miep. When Miep married Jan Gies her last name changed to Gies.


Comments:

Pronunciation of Miep Gies in Ohio, USA

Miep Gies is pronounced as

m ee p kh ee s

m is pronounced as m in me
ee is pronounced as ee in see
p is pronounced as p in pet
kh is pronounced as kh in khaki
s is pronounced as s in so


Miep Gies is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ m ee p kh ee s ]

m ee p kh ee s
me see pet khaki see so


Type of Name:

full name

Language:

Dutch

Gender:

Female

Additional Information:

Miep Gies was born as Hermine Santruschitz. When she moved to the Netherlands from Vienna, her last name was changed to the spelling "Santrouschitz" and she was given the nickname Miep. When Miep married Jan Gies her last name changed to Gies.


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