My- ya Angel-eu
Vu sum z
Maya Angelous real name as a kid was Marguerite Annie Johnson.
In Iceland this name is pronounced: Sheab or Shaab. It's a difficult name to pronounce correctly.
i believe its sai-an
I believe you pronounce it: I yah nuh But that may be my Japanese pronunciation coming out.
It was Mumbai Devi,and bowlderized by Anglos who could not or would not spell or pronounce it correctly.
Perhaps they are unfamiliar with the pronunciation of your last name. If you would like for them to say it correctly, you can polietly do so and teach them the correct pronunciation.
It is correctly pronounced as "Keys". "Ky-us" is a common mispronunciation.
actually to pronounce it properly break it down like ka- wen-nio say it sound by sound
ah-mar-tia i wondered the same and had it answered by someone who had the name native to the country.