The first syllable has the accent, and has a long e. As in Knee. Tree. Fee. Bee. Plea. See. Me.
The second syllable has a hard g, as in give, go, get, gargyole.
The vowel sound of the e following the g is called -- i forget what it's called. It is nothing in particular, you just go from the g to the n with as little sound as possible, or alterntively you say gin, gun, gen, gan, but withougt making a big production about elongating pronunciation of the vowel. I forget the phonetic symbol used to indicate the minimized vowel, but i think it may be an upside down e. Somewhere between gun, gan, gin or gen, and gn. The accent is on the first syllable and the second syllable kind of gets rushed thru too fast to be important. Various minimized forms of gin, gan, gin, gen, and gn, are all pretty acceptable. Might depend on your regional dialect. But vee-jun is not acceptable, nor is vay-anything.
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