DeleteLexicon - Amazon Polly


Deletes the specified pronunciation lexicon stored in an AWS Region. A lexicon which has been deleted is not available for speech synthesis, nor is it possible to retrieve it using either the GetLexicon or ListLexicon APIs.

For more information, see Managing Lexicons.

Request Syntax

DELETE /v1/lexicons/LexiconName HTTP/1.1

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.


The name of the lexicon to delete. Must be an existing lexicon in the region.

Pattern: [0-9A-Za-z]{1,20}

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request does not have a request body.

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response with an empty HTTP body.



Amazon Polly can't find the specified lexicon. This could be caused by a lexicon that is missing, its name is misspelled or specifying a lexicon that is in a different region.

Verify that the lexicon exists, is in the region (see ListLexicons) and that you spelled its name is spelled correctly. Then try again.

HTTP Status Code: 404


An unknown condition has caused a service failure.

HTTP Status Code: 500

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: