English Pronunciation Guide to the Names of People, Places, and Stuff
Linus Torvalds
creator of the Linux computer operating system

Name: Linus
Phonetic Pronunciation: LEE-nuhs
Audio Pronunciation: (link)
Origin: Finland-Swedish

Name: Torvalds
Phonetic Pronunciation: TOR-valdz
Audio Pronunciation: (link)
Origin: Finland-Swedish

Tags: technology  youtube  

Notes: In the YouTube interview referenced below Linus says that in English he pronounces his name "LY-nus".
Hear native Finland-Swedish pronunciation of Linus Torvalds

Source of this pronunciation is from an interview with Linus on YouTube. See the interview below or click here .

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