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Use in English
Alphabetical word list
Retroalphabetical list  
Common misspellings  

This page lists pronunciations of English words that end in V. The list is in retroalphabetical order, that is, alphabetically beginning with the final letter of the word (in this case V) and continuing backwards through it.

The apostrophe is treated as the last letter of the alphabet, after Z. Click on the blue "Catalogs" link below the article title for a pronunciation key.[e]


in Slavonic (mostly Russian or Bulgarian) names, which comprise the great majority of words ending in v, it is pronounced (as indicated below) -ff: -v

cháv

láv

sátnav

-vyédeff Medvédev

hard g: Négev

-óff Gorbachev

-óff Khrùshchev

-éff Kìév

-nyéff Zbígniev

hard g: Diághilev

-nyéff Brézhnev

Reverend Rév = revolution rév

-réff Balákirev

spív

leîtmotìf is a spelling pronunciation of leîtmotìv

Ləv- Lvív

-óff -ov

Chékhov

Rímsky-Kŏrsakov

the composer used the -ff spelling: Rachmáninoff = Rachmáninov

Kàrpov

Kaspàrov

Mólotov

acronym, diêsel éngine rôad vêhicle (or: dûty exémpt...): dërv

gúv = Gúv

lòve = deliberate misspellings lúv = Lúv