I have an interview and the interviewer's name is Erjie. I'd like to be able to pronounce when I get there. Can anyone give me guidance on how to pronounce his name?

FWIW, the person is from Singapore.

  • You can make a rough guess, but will never get an 100%-sure answer. Because Latin letter's pronunciation depends on the context, you didn't even give what language that name is. Commented Apr 1, 2019 at 6:07

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I'm assuming that this person's name is spelt according to standard Mandarin Pinyin.

Putting this together, and ignoring the tones, you should be pronouncing the name like the following:

(The sound plays at about 4 seconds in both videos.)

  • 尔杰?类似于 情深深雨蒙蒙 的 陆尔杰? 很老式的名字 Commented Apr 1, 2019 at 6:09
  • Maybe. I’m only giving a toneless guess assuming it’s mandarin. It might not be chinese at all but...
    – dROOOze
    Commented Apr 1, 2019 at 6:11

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