Oh Dear, How Do I Pronounce Your Name?

Hey! Thanks for asking.

“Julija” = You can say Yuliya or Julia (seriously, I’m fine with either). Don’t sweat it.

Šukys = “Shou-KEESE” (‘Shou’ as in ‘should’ or ‘sugar’; “Keese’ as in ‘geese.’)


Fun Fact: The v on the S (i.e., Š) is called a caron or, in some languages, a hachek or haček. Lithuanians call this diacritic a paukštelis, or “little bird,” which is sweet. The little bird turns an “S” into a “Sh” sound.

 

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