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Phoneme Table for French (Canada)

Speech Server 2007

This content is no longer actively maintained. It is provided as is, for anyone who may still be using these technologies, with no warranties or claims of accuracy with regard to the most recent product version or service release.

The following tables show the phonemes and prosodic symbols used by the speech recognition engine for French (Canada). These are a subset of the Universal Phone Set (UPS).

Phoneme and prosodic symbol labels are case-sensitive. When used in transcriptions, phonemes must be space-delimited.

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Character groups that comprise multi-symbol UPS Label forms also must be space-delimited.

UPS Label Example Word UPS Transcription of Example Word

A

patte

P A T

A W

g??teau

G A W T O

A J

p??re

P A J RH

AA

p??te

P AA T

AN

vent

V AN

AN W

??change

E SH AN W ZH

AO

comme

K AO M

AO J

Choice

CH AO J S

AX

justement

ZH YH S T AX M ON

E

caf??

K A F E

E J

Blake

B L E J K

EH

seize ; t??te

S EH Z ; T EH T

EN

vin

V EN

EN J

quinze

K EN J Z

EU

deux

D EU

EU WJ

chercheuse

SH EH RH SH EU WJ Z

I

si

S I

IH

site

S IH T

O

gros

G RH O

O W

auge

O W ZH

OE

oeuf

OE F

OE WJ

fleur

F L OE WJ RH

OEN

brun

B RH OEN

OEN WJ

Munroe

M OEN WJ RH O

ON

bon

B O nas

ON W

onze

ON W Z

U

vous

V U

UH

coupe

K UH P

W

coin

K W EN

Y

vue

V Y

YH

jupe

ZH YH P

UPS Label Example Word UPS Transcription of Example Word

B

bon

B ON

CH

chum

CH AO M

D

dans

D AN

DH

The

DH AX

DZ

dire

DZ I RH

F

femme

F A M

G

grand

G RH ON

J

briller

B RH I J E

JH

jeans

JH I N Z

K

quand

K ON

L

long

L ON

M

mon

M ON

N

non

N ON

N _^

mon_ami

M ON N _^ A M I

NG

camping

K A M P IH NG

NJ

oignon

AO NJ ON

P

pont

P ON

RH

gris ; rond

G RH I ; RH ON

S

san

S AN

SH

champ

SH AN

T

temps

T ON

T _^

petit enfant

P AX TS I T _^ AN F AN

TH

Theo

TH I O

TS

petite

P AX TS IH T

V

vent

V ON

WJ

huit

WJ I T

Z

zone

Z O N

Z _^

les_enfants

L EH Z _^ AN F AN

ZH

gens

ZH AN

UPS Label Description Example Word UPS Transcription of Example Word

S1

primary stress

non-fumeur

S1 N O nas _& F Y . S1 M OE RH

S2

secondary stress

.

syllable break

caf??

K A . F E

_^

Linking (absence of a break)

_!

intonation - exclamation

_&

intonation - continue

non-fumeur

S1 N O nas _& F Y . S1 M OE RH

_,

intonation - incompletion rise

_.

intonation ??? fall

_?

intonation - question rise

_s

silence

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