Amazon Polly
Developer Guide

Korean (ko-KR)

The following table lists the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) phonemes, the Extended Speech Assessment Methods Phonetic Alphabet (X-SAMPA)symbols, and the corresponding visemes for the Korean voice supported by Amazon Polly.

IPA

X-SAMPA

Description

Example

Viseme

Consonants

k

k

voiceless velar plosive

강, [g]ang

k

k_t

strong voiceless velar plosive

깨, [kk]e

k

n

n

alveolar nasal

남, [n]am

t

t

t

voiceless alveolar plosive

도, [d]o

t

t_t

strong voiceless alveolar plosive

때, [tt]e

t

ɾ

4

alveolar flap

사랑, sa[r]ang

t

l

l

alveolar lateral approximant

돌, do[l]

t

m

m

bilabial nasal

무, [m]u

p

p

p

voiceless bilabial plosive

봄, [b]om

p

p_t

strong voiceless bilabial plosive

뻘, [pp]eol

p

s

s

voiceless alveolar fricative

새, [s]e

s

s_t

strong voiceless alveolar fricative

씨, [ss]i

s

ŋ

N

velar nasal

방, ba[ng]

k

t͡ɕ

ts\

voiceless alveolo-palatal affricate

조, [j]o

J

t͈͡ɕ

ts\_t

strong voiceless alveolo-palatal affricate

찌, [jj]i

J

t͡ɕʰ

ts\_h

aspirated voiceless alveolo-palatal affricate

차, [ch]a

J

k_h

aspirated voiceless velar plosive

코, [k]o

k

t_h

aspirated voiceless alveolar plosive

통, [t]ong

t

p_h

aspirated voiceless bilabial plosive

패, [p]e

p

h

h

voiceless glottal fricative

힘, [h]im

k

j

j

palatal approximant

양, [y]ang

i

w

w

labial-velar approximant

왕, [w]ang

u

ɰ

M\

velar approximant>

의, [wj]i

i

Vowels

a

a

open front unrounded vowel

밥, b[a]b

a

ʌ

V

open-mid back unrounded vowel

정, j[eo]ng

E

ɛ

E

open-mid front unrounded vowel

배, b[e]

E

o

o

close-mid back rounded vowel

노, n[o]

o

u

u

close back rounded vowel

둘, d[u]l

u

ɯ

M

close back unrounded vowel

은, [eu]n

i

i

i

close front unrounded vowel

김, k[i]m

i