SpeechSynthesizer.PhonemeReached Event

Raised when a phoneme is reached.

Namespace:  System.Speech.Synthesis
Assembly:  System.Speech (in System.Speech.dll)

public event EventHandler<PhonemeReachedEventArgs> PhonemeReached

A phoneme is a basic component of written language, typically a letter of an alphabet (or the combination of two letters) that represents one or more distinct sounds. For example, the letter “c” is a phoneme that may sound like “s” in “cinder”, or like “k” in “catch”. A written word is an assemblage of phonemes. Changing a phoneme in a word will alter its spelling.

A SpeechSynthesizer instance generates a PhonemeReached event for each portion of a word that constitutes a phoneme. For example, for the word “theme” would generate three PhonemeReached events; one for the “th” sound, one for the “e” sound, and one for the “m” sound (me).

For an example and information about data associated with the event, see PhonemeReachedEventArgs.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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