How to pronounce and type Matjaž
My name is hard to pronounce and type for most, so here’s a guide.
The diacritical sign
ˇ on top of the
is technically called an
most often known as caron, haček or strešica.
The first in the lists is the pronunciation written in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) which may be the most generic way to write it. For those who are not familiar with it, there are some pronunciations as they could be written in some common languages.
First name: Matjaž
mah-tee-àh-s- s like in television
ma-tiàj- j come in francese bon jour
ma-tjàj- erse j wie in ja, zweite j wie in Garage
Family name: Guštin
gusc-tìn- sc come in scivolo
Writing and typing
In longhand, just write a small
v above the
z and the
When typing on a computer, there are a few tricks to do it.
Simply copy-paste from here
Use the codes
Your operating system may accept numeric codes instead of a character and write the character instead.
Press and hold the Alt key, type the numbers as follows on the numeric keypad (ensure that Num Lock is activated). Then release the Alt key.
ž= Alt + 0158
Ž= Alt + 0142
š= Alt + 0154 (also Alt + 0353 works)
Š= Alt + 0138 (also Alt + 0352 works)
On Linux (with an X Window System)
Hold Ctrl+Shift, type
U followed by the required digits as follows. Then
Open the Emoji & Symbols menu with Command+Ctrl+Space. Type
caron in the
search box, the characters should be in the search results.