Is it pronounced elite or elite?

Elite is a word imported from French. The French word is spelt élite, pronounced /elit/ . The closest English pronunciation is /eɪˈliːt/ – which is how I hear it pronounced most commonly, although some people seem to prefer /iːˈliːt/.

How do you pronounce elite American?

What elite means?

noun. (often used with a plural verb) the choice or best of anything considered collectively, as of a group or class of persons. (used with a plural verb) persons of the highest class: Only the elite were there.

Is Nguyen pronounced win?

Southern Vietnamese tend to clip some of their sounds, so Nguyen would be pronounced something like “Win” or “Wen.” Northern Vietnamese would keep it, giving a pronunciation more like “N’Win” or “Nuh’Win,” all done as best you can in one syllable.