Shakespeare's Characters: I
Please note that uppercase type indicates the stressed syllable.
Iachimo sometimes Jachimo - [YAH-kih-moh] Cymbeline
Iago - [ee-AH-goh except at 4.1.90 where it is YAH-go]¹ Othello
Imogen - [IHM-oh-gin] Cymbeline
Iras - [EYE-rus] Antony and Cleopatra
Iris - [EYE-ris] The Tempest
Isabel, (of England) - Richard II
Isabel (of France) - Henry V
Isabella - Measure of Measure
Isidore - [IZ-ih-dor] Timon of Athens
¹ See How to Pronounce the Names in Shakespeare by Theodora Ursula Irvine (1919).
Shakespeare Online's spelled pronunciation guide is based primarily on How to Pronounce the Names in Shakespeare by Theodora Ursula Irvine (1919). Note that the number of syllables in a name occasionally changes depending on metre and alternate pronunciations might be used depending on location (UK, southern US, etc.) and editor preference.
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