How to pronounce Keanu?

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Pronunciation of Keanu

KEY-ya-noo
ya - rhymes with pa
noo - rhymes with do



Comments:

Pronunciation of Keanu in United States of America

Keanu is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ Ka-nu ]


Type of Name:

First name

Origin:

Hawiian

Meaning:

"the new"


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Pronunciation of Keanu in I'm an Indigenous person from the Eastern United States

kay - AH - 'new'



Type of Name:

First Name

Origin:

Hawaiian

Meaning:

Ke - "the" + Anu - "cool" = The Cool

Additional Information:

Ke Anu is a Hawaiian phrase meaning "the cool".


Comments:

Pronunciation of Keanu

Although "kay-ah-noo" is the correct pronunciation for the Hawaiian word, Keanu Reeves and talk show hosts pronounce his first name "key-ah-noo." For example, see https://youtu.be/zosLVVr0hi4?t=40s, https://youtu.be/CjMQUHRJWDQ?t=14s, and https://youtu.be/A5zjTa9kNjE?t=5m14s.

Also, the Library of Congress declares that his first name is pronounced kē-ÄN-oo. See http://loc.gov/nls/other/sayhow/qrst.html.



Type of Name:

First Name of Celebrity


Comments:

Pronunciation of Keanu in United States of America

Ka-nu

Keanu



Type of Name:

First name

Origin:

Hawiian

Meaning:

"the new"


Comments:

Pronunciation of Keanu in I'm an Indigenous person from the Eastern United States

Keanu is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ k ai - AH - n oo ]
k ai - AH - n oo
key pain   car   no food


Type of Name:

First Name

Origin:

Hawaiian

Meaning:

Ke - "the" + Anu - "cool" = The Cool

Additional Information:

Ke Anu is a Hawaiian phrase meaning "the cool".


Comments:

Pronunciation of Keanu

kay - ah - 'new'



Type of Name:

First Name


Comments:

Pronunciation of Keanu

Keanu is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ k ay - AH - n oo ]
k ay - AH - n oo
key lie   car   no food


Type of Name:

First Name


Comments:

Pronunciation of Keanu

Keanu is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ k ee AA n oo ]
k ee AA n oo
key see car no food


Type of Name:

First Name of Celebrity


Comments:

Pronunciation of Keanu

Keanu is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ k ee n oo ]
k ee n oo
key see no food


Type of Name:

First Name


Comments:

Pronunciation of Keanu

Key-ah-nah



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