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Stores a pronunciation lexicon in an Amazon Web Services Region. If a lexicon with the same name already exists in the region, it is overwritten by the new lexicon. Lexicon operations have eventual consistency, therefore, it might take some time before the lexicon is available to the SynthesizeSpeech operation.

For more information, see Managing Lexicons .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--name <value>
--content <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--name (string)

Name of the lexicon. The name must follow the regular express format [0-9A-Za-z]{1,20}. That is, the name is a case-sensitive alphanumeric string up to 20 characters long.

--content (string)

Content of the PLS lexicon as string data.

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


To store a lexicon

The following put-lexicon example stores the specified pronunciation lexicon. The example.pls file specifies a W3C PLS-compliant lexicon.

aws polly put-lexicon \
    --name w3c \
    --content file://example.pls

Contents of example.pls

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
    <lexicon version="1.0"
            <alias>World Wide Web Consortium</alias>

This command produces no output.

For more information, see Using the PutLexicon operation in the Amazon Polly Developer Guide.