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Model Name Pronunciation
I decided to start this thread because there are so many models out there whose names I most likely screw up and would like for that to cease! Anyway the one that right now bugs me the most is Erin Wasson. Her last name confuses me. Right now I pronounce it WA-sawn but I'm thinking maybe it's WA-sun. I have no idea! Also Liya Kebede. I know her first name is pronounced Lay-uh, but what about her last name? any help and further inquiries welcome!

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Liya Kebede.
Kebede = Keh-beh-deh

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And what about Tiiu Kiuk?

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yeah I'm never sure how to say Tiiu's name. I say it 'tee-yoo cook' which i'm sure is wrong. One time I mentioned her name (saying it like that quickly) to this guy and he's like 'do I cook?' and i'm like haha, no, tiiu kiuk.

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Haha, me no cook. I always pronounce it like 'tee-yoo kee-ook'.

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actually my phonetics were wrong there. i say tee-u not tee-yo

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Tiiu Kuik= tee-you Quick

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ive heard a very prominant photographer pronounce erins last name 'wesson'. not sure if he was right though...but he had worked wither her.

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meg, i saw the "backstage" video at h&m (i'm not sure that it's there anymore though) from the lagerfeld campaign and erin herself pronounced it WA-sun.

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Tie-u Koek

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That's weird, the 'i' comes before the 'u' but you pronounce it reversed. But thanks

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That's weird, the 'i' comes before the 'u' but you pronounce it reversed. But thanks
It's Kuik, not Kiuk

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Does anyone know how to pronounce Dewi Driegen?

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I'm 99,9% sure it's Dree-ghen. But I don't know about the first name though.

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It's Kuik, not Kiuk
Ah I didn't know that! They always write her name down like Kiuk. Funny.

Dewi Driegen =
Day-wee (like in Davy, just change the 'v' into a 'w') Dree-gen. Actually it's with the typical Dutch g-sound, but I have no idea how to explain that.

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