hi, i just need to know how to pronounce the last name of Sean Covey, author of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens." Why, you may ask? well, i am giving a presentation on the book tomorrow and need to know how to pronounce "Covey" correctly so as not to embarrass myself... thank you

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1. Coh vay

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posted by katie
2. i notice that you are not one of the live experts...so, i just want to know if you are 100% sure, and how did you know that? it just doesn't sound right to me. can i get more feedback from others? that would be greatly appreciated. and thank you for the help

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3. you could try to look on dictionary website
if you don't believe me

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posted by katie
4. but it's a name, though. it wouldn't be in a dictionary, would it? i don't mean to sound annoying, but i really need to get my facts straight

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5. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. It is an Irish surname and if it's pronounced like the noun: Main Entry: covÂ·ey
Pronunciation: 'k&-vE
Function: noun

Or, as you have above: Shawn Coe-vay

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