Help: How do you pronounce "Aloysius"? (Doubt)

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I'm preparing one of Father Flynn's monologues for an audition and he mentions her name. I've read the play, but not seen it, so I've never heard Sister Aloysius' name pronounced. I'm guessing it's "ah-LOY-shus" but I'm not sure. Can anyone help me out here? Thanks.
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Ally-wish-iss
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Believe it or not, I have relatives with that old Irish name. They pronounce it Al - Oh - wishus (that last is like 'wishes' with a u instead of an e)
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mamie4 5/14/03
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So would it be like this then: "ah-leh-WISH-iss"?
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Or Al-oh-wish-us. It's the name of the teddy bear in "Brideshead Revisited", too.
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if you have access to the movie It's a mad mad mad mad world, i know they emphasize that name in there somewhere...(i'm an auditory learner hahahaha)
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OK--thanks everyone. Glad I asked! I definitely would have said it wrong.
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That's it EganFan. Emphasis is on the 'wish'.
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mamie4 5/14/03