Amazon Transcribe
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Returns a list of vocabularies that match the specified criteria. If no criteria are specified, returns the entire list of vocabularies.

Request Syntax

{ "MaxResults": number, "NameContains": "string", "NextToken": "string", "StateEquals": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The maximum number of vocabularies to return in the response. If there are fewer results in the list, this response contains only the actual results.

Type: Integer

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1. Maximum value of 100.

Required: No


When specified, the vocabularies returned in the list are limited to vocabularies whose name contains the specified string. The search is case-insensitive, ListVocabularies will return both "vocabularyname" and "VocabularyName" in the response list.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 200.

Pattern: ^[0-9a-zA-Z._-]+

Required: No


If the result of the previous request to ListVocabularies was truncated, include the NextToken to fetch the next set of jobs.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 8192.

Required: No


When specified, only returns vocabularies with the VocabularyState field equal to the specified state.

Type: String


Required: No

Response Syntax

{ "NextToken": "string", "Status": "string", "Vocabularies": [ { "LanguageCode": "string", "LastModifiedTime": number, "VocabularyName": "string", "VocabularyState": "string" } ] }

Response Elements

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

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


The ListVocabularies operation returns a page of vocabularies at a time. The maximum size of the page is set by the MaxResults parameter. If there are more jobs in the list than the page size, Amazon Transcribe returns the NextPage token. Include the token in the next request to the ListVocabularies operation to return in the next page of jobs.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 8192.


The requested vocabulary state.

Type: String



A list of objects that describe the vocabularies that match the search criteria in the request.

Type: Array of VocabularyInfo objects


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


Your request didn't pass one or more validation tests. For example, if the transcription you're trying to delete doesn't exist or if it is in a non-terminal state (for example, it's "in progress"). See the exception Message field for more information.

HTTP Status Code: 400


There was an internal error. Check the error message and try your request again.

HTTP Status Code: 500


Either you have sent too many requests or your input file is too long. Wait before you resend your request, or use a smaller file and resend the request.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

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