How to Pronounce Ivanovych? (CORRECTLY)

The name “Ivanovych” is a Ukrainian patronymic surname, derived from the given name Ivan (which is the Ukrainian form of John) combined with the suffix -ovych. The pronunciation of Ivanovych in Ukrainian is “ee-vah-NOH-vich.” Here’s a breakdown of each syllable:

  • ee – similar to the English word “see”
  • vah – similar to the English word “vodka” but with a shorter “o” sound
  • NOH – the first syllable is stressed, and the “o” has a slight emphasis
  • vich – similar to the English word “village” but with a “ch” sound at the end

When saying the full name “Ivanovych,” remember to stress the first syllable and keep the pronunciation of each syllable clear and distinct.

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