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Learn to correctly pronounce difficult world places and names in the news. Use phonetic spelling to pronounce news words from Japan.
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas
Bahrain Bangladesh Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia Botswana
Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burma Myanmar Burundi Central African Republic Cambodia Cameroon Canada
Cape Verde Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Congo Kinshasa Costa Rica Croatia
Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic East Timor Ecuador Egypt
El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France French Polynesia Gabon
Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea Bissau Guyana
Haiti Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland
Israel Italy Ivory Coast Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kosovo Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia
Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Moldova
Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands New Zealand
Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Palestinian Panama
Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Romania Russia
Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone
Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia Somaliland South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain
Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania
Thailand Tibet Togo Tonga Trinidad Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine
United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Vietnam Yemen Yugoslavia
Zaire Zambia Zanzibar Zimbabwe
News Words
English Spelling
Phonetic Spelling
ABE, SHINTARO
sheen-TAH-roh AH-bay

ABE, SHINZO
SHEEN-zoh AH-bay

AICHI
EYE-CHEE

AIZAWA, HIDEYUKI
hee-day-YOO-kee eye-ZAH-wah

AKIHITO
ah-kee-HEE-toh

AMANO, YUKIYA
YOO-kee-ah AH-mah-noh

ASO, TARO
TAH-roh AH-soh

AUM SHINRI KYO
OHM shihn REE-key-oh

DIET
D-EYE-eht

EDANO, YUKIO
YOO-kee-oh eh-DAH-noh
News Words
English Spelling
Phonetic Spelling
EHIME MARU
ee-HEE-may MAH-ROO

FUJII, TAKAO
tah-KAH-oh foo-JEE-ee

FUJIMORI, ALBERTO
al-BEHR-toh fooh-jee-MOHR-ee

FUKAI, TOSHIHIKO
toh-shee-HEE-koh fook-EYE

FUKUDA, YASUO
yass-OO-oh foo-KOO-dah

FUTENMA
foo-TEHN-mah

GEMBA, KOICHIRO
koh-EE-chee-roh GHEHM-bah

HASHIMOTO, RYUTARO
ree-yoo-TAH-roh hah-shee-MOH-toh

HATA, TSUTOMU
tsoo-TOH-moo HAH-tah

HATOYAMA, YUKIO
YOO-kee-oh hah-toh-YAH-mah
News Words
English Spelling
Phonetic Spelling
HIKARI
hee-KAH-ree

HORIE, TAKEFUMI
tahk-eh-FOO-mee hohr-ee-EH

HOSODA, HIROYUKI
hee-ROH-yoo-kee hoh-SOH-dah

ISE
EE-say

ISHIBA, SHIGERU
shee-GEH-roo ih-SHEE-bah

IWASHITA, EIICHI
ee-EE-chee ee-wah-SHEE-tah

KAJIYAMA, SEIROKU
SAY-ROH-KOO kah-jee-YAH-mah

KAMEI, SHIZUKA
shee-ZOO-kah kah-MAY-ee

KAN, NAOTO
nah-OH-TOH KAHN

KAWAGUCHI, YORIKO
YOH-REE-KOH kah-wah-GOO-chee

KISHIDA, FUMIO
foo-MEE-oh kih-SHEE-dah

KOIKE, YURIKO
yoo-REE-koh koh-EE-kay

KOIZUMI, JUNICHIRO
joo-NEE-chee-roh koh-ee-zoo-mee

KOMEITO
koh-MAY-toh

KOMURA, MASAHIKO
mah-sah-HEE-koh koh-MOO-rah

KONO, YOHEI
YOH-hay KOH-noh

KURODA, HARUHIKO
hah-roo-HEE-koh koo-ROH-dah

KUZE, KIMITAKA
kee-mee-TAH-kah KOO-zay

KYUMA, FUMIO
foo-MEE-oh KEW-mah

MABUCHI, SUMIO
soo-MEE-oh MAH-boo-chee

MACHIMURA, NOBUTAKA
noh-BOO-tah-kah mah-CHEE-moo-rah

MAEHARA, SEIJI
say-EE-jee mah-ee-HAH-rah

MATSUMOTO, TAKEAKI
tah-kay-AH-kee maht-soo-MOH-toh

MATSUSHITA
maht-SOO-shee-teh

MIYAGI
mee-YAH-ghee

MIYAZAKI
mee-YAH-ZAH-kee

MIYAZAWA, KIICHI
kee-EE-chee mee-yah-ZAH-wah

MORI, YOSHIRO
yoh-SHEE-roh MAW-ree

MOTEGI, TOSHIMITSU
TOH-SHEE-MIHT-SOO moh-TEH-ghee

NAGOYA
nah-GOY-yah

NAKAIMA, HIROKAZU
hee-rooh-KAH-zoo nah-kah-EE-mah

NAKASONE, HIROFUMI
hee-roh-FOO-mee nah-kah-SOH-nay

NAKASONE, YASUHIRO
yah-soo-HEE-roh nah-kah-SOH-nay

NAKATANI, MASAHIRO
mah-sah-HEE-roh nah-kah-TAH-nee

NODA, YOSHIHIKO
yoh-SHEE-hee-koh NOH-dah

NUKAGA, FUKUSHIRO
foo-koo-SHEE-roo NOO-KAH-GAH

OBUCHI, KEIZO
KAY-ZOH oh-BOO-chee

OGATA, SADAKO
SAH-DAH-KOH OH-GAH-TAH

OGI, CHIKAGE
CHEE-KAH-GAY OH-ghee

OKADA, KATSUYA
KAHT-soo-yah OH-kah-dah

ONO, YOSHINORI
yoh-SHEE-naw-ree AW-noh

OSHIMA, TADAMORI
tah-DAH-moh-ree OH-shee-mah

OZAWA, ICHIRO
EE-CHEE-ROH oh-ZAH-wah

OZAWA, SAKIHITO
sah-KEE-hee-toh OH-zah-wah

SASAE, KENICHIRO
keh-NEE-chee-roh sahs-EYE

SHIOKAWA, MASAJURO
mah-SAH-joo-roh shee-OH-kah-wah

SHIOZAKI, YASUHISA
yah-soo-HEE-sah shee-oh-ZAH-kee

SUGIURA, SEIKEN
SAY-KEHN SOO-GHEE-OO-RAH

TAKEBE, TSUTOMU
(t)SOO-TOH-MOO TAH-KEH-BEH

TAKENAKA, HEIZO
hay-EE-zoh tah-KAY-nah-kah

TAKESHITA, NOBORU
NOH-BOH-roo tah-KEHSH-eh-tah

TANAKA, MAKIKO
MAH-KEE-KOH TAH-NAH-KAH

TANIGAKI, SADAKAZU
sah-dah-kah-ZUH tah-NEE-gah-kih

UETAKE, SHIGEO
SHEE-GAY-OH oo-A-tah-KEH

YANAGISAWA, HAKUO
HAH-koo yah-nah-ghee-SAH-wah

YANO, TETSURO
teht-SOO-roh YAH-noh

YASUKUNI
yah-SOO-koo-nee
Source: Voice of America
 
 
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