[ doo buh-ley, dyoo; French dy be-ley ]
/ du bəˈleɪ, dyu; French dü bɛˈleɪ /
Jo·a·chim [French zhaw-a-keem] /French ʒɔ aˈkim/. Bellay, Joachim du.
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/ (French dy bɛlɛ) /
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