Amazon Polly
Developer Guide

Romanian (ro-RO)

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 Romanian voice supported by Amazon Polly.

Phoneme/Viseme Table

IPA

X-SAMPA

Description

Example

Viseme

Consonants

b

b

voiced bilabial plosive

bubă

p

d

d

voiced alveolar plosive

după

t

d͡ʒ

dZ

voiced postalveolar affricate

george

S

f

f

voiceless labiodental fricative

afacere

f

g

g

voiced velar plosive

agriș

k

h

h

voiceless glottal fricative

harpă

k

j

j

palatal approximant

baie

i

k

k

voiceless velar plosive

c

k

l

l

alveolar lateral approximant

lampa

t

m

m

bilabial nasal

mama

p

n

n

alveolar nasal

nor

t

p

p

voiceless bilabial plosive

pilă

p

r

r

alveolar trill

rampă

r

s

s

voiceless alveolar fricative

soare

s

ʃ

S

voiceless postalveolar fricative

mașină

S

t

t

voiceless alveolar plosive

tata

t

t͡s

ts

voiceless alveolar affricate

țară

s

t͡ʃ

tS

voiceless postalveolar affricate

ceai

S

v

v

voiced labiodental fricative

viață

f

w

w

labial-velar approximant

beau

u

z

z

voiced alveolar fricative

mozol

s

ʒ

Z

voiced postalveolar fricative

joacă

S

Vowels

ə

@

mid central vowel

babă

@

a

a

open front unrounded vowel

casa

a

e

e

close-mid front unrounded vowel

elan

e

e_^

non-syllabic close-mid front unrounded vowel

beau

e

i

i

close front unrounded vowel

mie

i

o

o

close-mid back rounded vo

o

o

oa

o_^a

diphthong

oare

o

u

u

close back rounded vowel

unde

u

ɨ

1

close central unrounded vowel

România

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