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It is composed of two syllables: "Nian" and "Mao".

Spelling nian
Closest English pronunciation /njen/
Hint "no" + "yen" (an is weakened into /en/ after i). /nɪen/ is also close.
Chinese Pinyin niān nián niǎn niàn
Common characters in names 年 念

Spelling mao
Closest English pronunciation /maʊ/
Hint "man" + "now".
Chinese Pinyin māo máo mǎo mào
Common characters in names 茂 毛 茅