I am from China, and here's some pronunciation tips for my name --- Peizhao
Ou --- in Mandarin Chinese:
Unlike English, the Chinese language is based on characters (each character
is mapped to a syllable).
The family name is before the given name, and in most cases the family name is
the first character, and all other charaters together represent the given name.
- Based on the above, my name should be "Ou Pei Zhao", which is a
one-to-one mapping from each charater to its syllable.
Thus, people usually call me Peizhao as "Pay-Jow". However, you could
"Ou" is pronounced as the English word "Oh" --- my family name.
"Pei" is as the English word "Pay"
"Zhao" is like "jow" (the 'j' is pronounced like the 'G' in "George", and the
"ow" is like the "ow" in "wow").