Other Phones (Microsoft.Speech)

This is a listing and cross reference of the uncommon phones that are not listed in the other phone tables, but are used by the three phonetic alphabets that Microsoft.Speech supports. See Phonetic Alphabet Reference (Microsoft.Speech).

The table columns contain the following information:

  • UPS. The phone label specified in Microsoft’s Universal Phone Set (UPS).

  • IPA. The phone label specified in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) phone set.

  • Unicode. The Unicode value from the IPA phone set.

  • SAPI ID. The Speech API (SAPI) phone ID, which in most cases is the Unicode value.

  • IPA Description. This column describes the features of the phone, such as place of articulation, manner of articulation, phonation type, and airstream mechanism. See the Glossary of Phonetic Terms (Microsoft.Speech) for more information about the features of phones.

  • ipaASCII. The equivalent phone in ipaASCII phone set for reference.

  • X-SAMPA. The equivalent phone in X-SAMPA for reference.


Other Phones

UPS

IPA

Unicode

SAPI Id

IPA Description

IPA-ASCII

X-SAMPA

WH

ʍ

U+028D

028D

lbv,frc,vls

w<vls>

W

ESH

ʜ

U+029C

029C

epl,frc,vls

H\

EZH

ʢ

U+02A2

02A2

epl,frc,vcd

<\

ET

ʡ

U+02A1

02A1

epl,stp

>\

SC

ɕ

U+0255

0255

pla,frc,vls

s\

ZC

ʑ

U+0291

0291

pla,frc,vcd

z\

LT

ɺ

U+027A

027A

alv,lat,flp

*<lat>

l\

SHX

ɧ

U+0267

0267

simultaneous SH and X

x\

HZ

ɦ

U+0266

0266

glt,frc,vcd

h\

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