[espeak-ng:master] reported: manual phoneme input peculiarities #github
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[espeak-ng:master] New Comment on Issue #227 manual phoneme input peculiarities
Lacking stress markers -- inferring stress without knowing what the original words were is difficult. It is not hard to place stresses on
The SSML support is basic. This does look like a bug though.
The mangling is a bug. That logic should be modified to report errors when unrecognised phonemes are used (e.g. vowels are not currently supported in the
The phoneme table names are inherited from espeak. Their names have not been cleaned up yet.
Regarding loanwords, my intention is to use the target language's phoneme set with as close to the source language's pronunciation as possible (e.g. mojito, alejandro). For well established words (like much of English), the established pronunciations should be used (e.g. appartment, cafe, pizza).