Amazon Polly
Developer Guide

Portuguese (pt-PT)

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 Portuguese voices that are supported by Amazon Polly.

Phoneme/Viseme Table

IPA

X-SAMPA

Description

Example

Viseme

Consonants

ɾ

4

alveolar flap

pira

t

b

b

voiced bilabial plosive

dato

p

d

d

voiced alveolar plosive

dato

t

f

f

voiceless labiodental fricative

facto

f

g

g

voiced velar plosive

gato

k

j

j

palatal approximant

paraguay

i

k

k

voiceless velar plosive

cacto

k

l

l

alveolar lateral approximant

galo

t

ʎ

L

palatal lateral approximant

galho

J

m

m

bilabial nasal

mato

p

n

n

alveolar nasal

nato

t

ɲ

J

palatal nasal

pinha

J

p

p

voiceless bilabial plosive

pato

p

ʀ

R\

uvular trill

barroso

k

s

s

voiceless alveolar fricative

saca

s

ʃ

S

voiceless postalveolar fricative

chato

S

t

t

voiceless alveolar plosive

tacto

t

v

v

voiced labiodental fricative

vaca

f

w

w

labial-velar approximant

mau

u

z

z

voiced alveolar fricative

zaca

s

ʒ

Z

voiced postalveolar fricative

jacto

S

Vowels

a

a

open front unrounded vowel

parto

a

a~

nasal open front unrounded vowel

pega

a

e

e

close-mid front unrounded vowel

pega

e

e~

nasal close-mid front unrounded vowel

movem

e

ɛ

E

open-mid front unrounded vowel

café

E

i

i

close front unrounded vowel

lingueta

i

i~

nasal close front unrounded vowel

cinto

i

o

o

close-mid back rounded vowel

poder

o

o~

nasal close-mid back rounded vowel

compra

o

ɔ

O

open-mid back rounded vowel

cotó

O

u

u

close back rounded vowel

fui

u

u~

nasal close back rounded vowel

sunto

u