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English to Phoneme Translation Rules

**** Special symbols ****

# One or more vowels [AEIOUY]
+ One of E, I, Y: a front vowel
: Zero or more consonants [BCDFGHJKLMNPQRSTVWXZ]
^ One consonant
. One of B, V, D, G, J, L, M, N, R, W, Z: a voiced consonant
% One of ER, E, ES, ED, ING, ELY: a suffix
& One of S, C, G, Z, X, J, CH, SH: a siblant
@ One of T, S, R, D, L, Z, N, J, TH, CH, SH:
a consonant influencing following u

**** A rules ****

1 //A/ / = 'UH'
2 / /ARE/ / = 'AH-R'
3 / /AR/O/ = 'UH-R'
4 //AR/#/ = 'EH-R'
5 / ^/AS/#/ = 'EY-S'
6 //A/WA/ = 'UH'
7 //AW// = 'AW'
8 / :/ANY// = 'EH-N-EE'
9 //A/^+#/ = 'EY'
10 /#:/ALLY// = 'UH-L-EE'
11 / /AL/#/ = 'UH-L'
12 //AGAIN// = 'UH-G-EH-N'
13 /#:/AG/E/ = 'IH-J'
14 //A/^+:#/ = 'AE'
15 //A/X/ = 'AE'
16 / :/A/^+/ = 'EY'
17 / /ARR// = 'UH-R'
18 //ARR// = 'AE-R'
19 / :/AR// = 'AH-R'
20 //AR/ / = 'ER'
21 //AR// = 'AH-R'
22 //AIR// = 'EH-R'
23 //AI// = 'EY'
24 //AY// = 'EY'
25 //AU// = 'AW'
26 /#:/AL/ / = 'UH-L'
27 /#:/ALS/ / = 'UH-L-Z'
28 //ALK// = 'AW-K'
29 / C/ALF// = 'AE-F'
30 / H/ALF// = 'AE-F'
31 //AL/^/ = 'AW-L'
32 / :/ABLE// = 'EY-B-UH-L'
33 //ABLE// = 'UH-B-UH-L'
34 //ANG/+/ = 'EY-N-J'
35 / C/ATHE/ / = 'AE-TH-EE'
36 /F/ATHER// = 'AH-DH-ER'
37 / /A/BOUT/ = 'UH'
38 /#^:/A/^% / = 'EY'
39 / W/A/NT / = 'UH'
40 / W/A/NTS / = 'UH'
41 //A// = 'AE'

**** B rules ****

1 / /BE/^#/ = 'BB-IH'
2 //BEING// = 'BB-EE-IH-NG'
3 / /BOTH/ / = 'BB-OH-TH'
4 / /BUS/#/ = 'BB-IH-Z'
5 //BUIL// = 'BB-IH-L'
6 /Y/BE/ / = 'B-EE'
7 /#/B// = 'B'
8 //B/#/ = 'BB'
9 //BB// = 'BB'
10 / /B// = 'BB'
11 //B// = 'B'

**** C rules ****

1 / /CH/^/ = 'K'
2 /^E/CH// = 'K'
3 //CH// = 'CH'
4 / S/CI/#/ = 'S-AY'
5 //CI/A/ = 'SH'
6 //CI/O/ = 'SH'
7 //CI/EN/ = 'SH'
8 //C/+/ = 'S'
9 //CK// = 'K'
10 //COM/% / = 'K-UH-M'
11 //C// = 'K'

**** D rules ****

1 /#:/DED/ / = 'DD-IH-D'
2 /.E/D/ / = 'D'
3 /#^:E/D/ / = 'T'
4 / /DE/^#/ = 'DD-IH'
5 / /DO/ / = 'DD-OO'
6 / /DOES// = 'DD-UH-Z'
7 / /DOING// = 'DD-OO-IH-NG'
8 / /DOW// = 'DD-OW'
9 //DU/A/ = 'J-OO'
10 /D/D// = ''
11 //D/#/ = 'DD'
12 / /DR/ / = 'DD-AH-K-T-ER'
13 //D// = 'D'

**** E rules ****

1 /#:/E/ / = ''
2 /'^:/E/ / = ''
3 / :/E/ / = 'EE'
4 / :/E/'/ = 'EE'
5 /^R/ED/ / = 'EH-D'
6 /#/ED/ / = 'D'
7 /#:/E/D / = ''
8 //EV/ER/ = 'EH-V'
9 / EL/EVEN// = 'EH-V-EH-N'
10 / S/EVEN// = 'EH-V-EH-N'
11 / /EVIL// = 'EE-V-IH-L'
12 //E/^% / = 'EE'
13 //E/^ES / = 'EE'
14 //E/PH% / = 'EE'
15 //ERI/#/ = 'EE-R-EE'
16 /#:/ER/#/ = 'ER'
17 //ER/#/ = 'EH-R'
18 //ER// = 'ER'
19 / /EVEN// = 'EE-V-EH-N'
20 / ST/EPHEN// = 'EE-F-EH-N'
21 /#:/E/W/ = ''
22 /@/EW// = 'OO'
23 //EW// = 'Y-OO'
24 //E/O/ = 'EE'
25 /#:&/ES/ / = 'IH-Z'
26 /#:/E/S / = ''
27 /#:/ELY// = 'L-EE'
28 /#:/EMENT// = 'M-EH-N-T'
29 //EFUL// = 'F-U-L'
30 //EE// = 'EE'
31 //EARN// = 'ER-N'
32 / /EAR/^/ = 'ER'
33 / R/EAD/ / = 'EE-D'
34 /L/EAD/ / = 'EE-D'
35 //EAD// = 'EH-D'
36 /#:/EA/ / = 'EE-UH'
37 //EA/SU/ = 'EH'
38 /W/EA/R/ = 'EH'
39 /D/EA/TH/ = 'EH'
40 / H/EA/RT / = 'AH'
41 //EA// = 'EE'
42 / H/EIGH// = 'AY'
43 //EIGH// = 'EY'
44 / /EI/GEN/ = 'AY'
45 //EI// = 'EE'
46 / /EYE// = 'AY'
47 //EY// = 'EE'
48 //EU// = 'Y-OO'
49 / /ETHER// = 'EE-TH-ER'
50 / /E/DEN / = 'EE'
51 //E// = 'EH'

**** F rules ****

1 //FUL// = 'F-U-L'
2 /F/F// = ''
3 //F// = 'F'

**** G rules ****

1 //GIV// = 'GG-IH-V'
2 / /G/I^/ = 'GG'
3 //GE/T/ = 'GG-EH'
4 /SU/GGES// = 'G-J-EH-SS'
5 //GG// = 'GG'
6 / B#/G// = 'G'
7 //GE/OR/ = 'J'
8 //G/+/ = 'J'
9 //GREAT// = 'G-R-EY-T'
10 /#/GH// = ''
11 /#/G// = 'G'
12 //G/#/ = 'GG'
13 //G// = 'G'

**** H rules ****

1 / /HAV// = 'H-AE-V'
2 / /HERE// = 'H-EE-R'
3 / /HOUR// = 'OW-ER'
4 //HOW// = 'H-OW'
5 //H/#/ = 'H'
6 //H// = ''

**** I rules ****

1 / /IN// = 'IH-N'
2 / /I/ / = 'AY'
3 / /I/'/ = 'AY'
4 //IN/D/ = 'AY-N'
5 //IER// = 'EE-ER'
6 /#:R/IED// = 'EE-D'
7 //IED/ / = 'AY-D'
8 //IEN// = 'EE-EH-N'
9 //IE/T/ = 'AY-EH'
10 / :/I/% / = 'AY'
11 //I/% / = 'EE'
12 //IE// = 'EE'
13 /N/INE// = 'AY-N'
14 /T/IME// = 'AY-M'
15 /T/IVE/ / = 'IH-V'
16 //I/^+:#/ = 'IH'
17 //IR/#/ = 'AY-R'
18 //IS/% / = 'AY-S'
19 //IX/% / = 'IH-K-S'
20 //IZ/% / = 'AY-Z'
21 //I/D% / = 'AY'
22 /+^/I/^+/ = 'IH'
23 //I/T% / = 'AY'
24 /#PL/I/NE / = 'IH'
25 /#^:/I/^% / = 'AY'
26 /^/IFY/ / = 'IH-F-AY'
27 /#^:/I/^+/ = 'IH'
28 /C/I/TY/ = 'IH'
29 //I/^+/ = 'AY'
30 //I/DAY/ = 'AY'
31 /V/IO/L/ = 'AY-OH'
32 //IR// = 'ER'
33 //IGH// = 'AY'
34 //ILD// = 'AY-L-D'
35 //IGN/ / = 'AY-N'
36 //IGN/^/ = 'AY-N'
37 //IGN/% / = 'AY-N'
38 //IQUE// = 'EE-K'
39 //ILLION/ / = 'IH-L-Y-UH-N'
40 //I// = 'IH'

**** J rules ****

1 / /J// = 'JJ'
2 //J// = 'J'

**** K rules ****

1 //K/NESS/ = 'K'
2 //K/N/ = ''
3 //K// = 'K'

**** L rules ****

1 //LO/C#/ = 'L-OH'
2 /L/L// = ''
3 /#^:/L/% / = 'UH-L'
4 / /LAUGH// = 'L-AE-F'
5 / /LIV// = 'L-IH-V'
6 /L/L// = ''
7 //L// = 'L'

**** M rules ****

1 //MOV// = 'MM-OO-V'
2 /#/M// = 'M'
3 / /MACHIN/#/ = 'MM-UH-SH-EE-N'
4 //M/#/ = 'MM'
5 / /MC/^/ = 'MM-UH-K'
6 / /MR/ / = 'MM-IH-S-T-ER'
7 //MM// = 'MM'
8 / /M// = 'MM'
9 //M// = 'M'

**** N rules ****

1 /E/NG/+/ = 'N-J'
2 //NG/R/ = 'NG'
3 //NG/#/ = 'NG'
4 //NGL/% / = 'NG-UH-L'
5 //NG// = 'NG'
6 //NK// = 'NG-K'
7 / /NOW/ / = 'NN-OW'
8 //N/E / = 'N'
9 //N/ES / = 'N'
10 //N/#/ = 'NN'
11 /N/N// = ''
12 //N// = 'N'

**** O rules ****

1 //OF/ / = 'UH-V'
2 //OROUGH// = 'ER-OH'
3 / F/OR/TY/ = 'OR'
4 /#:/OR/ / = 'ER'
5 /#:/ORS/ / = 'ER-Z'
6 //OR// = 'OR'
7 / /ONE// = 'W-UH-N'
8 //OW/EL/ = 'OW'
9 //OW// = 'OH'
10 / /OVER// = 'OH-V-ER'
11 //OV// = 'UH-V'
12 //O/^% / = 'OH'
13 //O/^ES / = 'OH'
14 //O/^EN/ = 'OH'
15 //O/^I#/ = 'OH'
16 //OL/D/ = 'OH-L'
17 //OUGHT// = 'AH-T'
18 //OUGH// = 'UH-F'
19 / /OU/^L/ = 'UH'
20 / /OU// = 'OW'
21 /H/OU/S#/ = 'OW'
22 //OUS// = 'UH-S'
23 / F/OUR// = 'OR'
24 //OUR// = 'OW-R'
25 /CL/OUD// = 'OW-D'
26 //OUD// = 'U-D'
27 //OUP// = 'OO-P'
28 / ^:/OULD/ER / = 'OH-L-D'
29 / C/OULD// = 'U-D'
30 /SH/OULD// = 'U-D'
31 / W/OULD// = 'U-D'
32 //OU// = 'OW'
33 //OY// = 'OY'
34 //OING// = 'OH-IH-NG'
35 //OI// = 'OY'
36 //OOR// = 'OR'
37 //OOK// = 'U-K'
38 //OOD// = 'U-D'
39 //OO// = 'OO'
40 /SH/OE// = 'OO'
41 //O/E/ = 'OH'
42 //O/ / = 'OH'
43 //OA/ / = 'OH'
44 / /ONLY// = 'OH-N-L-EE'
45 / /ONCE// = 'W-UH-N-S'
46 //ON'T/ / = 'OH-N-T'
47 /C/O/N/ = 'AH'
48 //O/NG/ = 'AH'
49 /^:/O/N/ = 'UH'

50 /I/ON// = 'UH-N'
51 /#:/ON/ / = 'UH-N'
52 /#^/ON// = 'UH-N'
53 //O/ST / = 'OH'
54 //OF/^/ = 'AW-F'
55 //OTHER// = 'UH-TH-ER'
56 //OSS/ / = 'AW-S'
57 /#^:/OM/ / = 'UH-M'
58 //OA// = 'OH'
59 //O// = 'AH'

**** P rules ****

1 //PH// = 'F'
2 //PEOP// = 'P-EE-P'
3 //POW// = 'P-OW'
4 //PUT/ / = 'P-U-T'
5 //PPLY/ / = 'P-L-AY'
6 /P/P// = ''
7 //P// = 'P'

**** Q rules ****

1 //QUAR// = 'K-W-OR'
2 //QU// = 'K-W'
3 //Q// = 'K'

**** R rules ****

1 / /RE/^#/ = 'R-EE'
2 /C/REA/T/ = 'R-EE-EY'
3 /R/R// = ''
4 //R// = 'R'

**** S rules ****

1 //SH// = 'SH'
2 /#/SION// = 'ZH-UH-N'
3 //SOME// = 'S-AH-M'
4 /#/SUR/#/ = 'ZH-ER'
5 //SUR/#/ = 'SH-ER'
6 /#/SU/#/ = 'ZH-OO'
7 /#/SSU/#/ = 'SH-OO'
8 /#/SED/ / = 'Z-D'
9 /#/S/#/ = 'Z'
10 //SAID// = 'S-EH-D'
11 /^/SION// = 'SH-UH-N'
12 /S/S// = ''
13 /./S/ / = 'Z'
14 /#:.E/S/ / = 'Z'
15 /#^:##/S/ / = 'Z'
16 /#^:#/S/ / = 'S'
17 /U/S/ / = 'S'
18 / :#/S/ / = 'Z'
19 / /SCH// = 'S-K'
20 //S/C+/ = ''
21 /#/SM// = 'Z-M'
22 /#/SN/ / = 'Z-UH-N'
23 //S// = 'S'

**** T rules ****

1 / /THE/ / = 'DH-UH'
2 //TO/ / = 'T-OO'
3 //THAT// = 'DH-AE-T'
4 / /THIS/ / = 'DH-IH-S'
5 / /THEY// = 'DH-EY'
6 / /THERE// = 'DH-EH-R'
7 //THER// = 'DH-ER'
8 //THEIR// = 'DH-EH-R'
9 / /THAN/ / = 'DH-AE-N'
10 / /THEM/ / = 'DH-EH-M'
11 //THESE/ / = 'DH-EE-Z'
12 / /THEN// = 'DH-EH-N'
13 //THROUGH// = 'DH-R-OO'
14 //THOSE// = 'DH-OH-Z'
15 //THOUGH/ / = 'DH-OH'
16 / /THUS// = 'DH-UH-S'
17 //TH// = 'TH'
18 /#:/TED/ / = 'T-IH-D'
19 /S/TI/#N/ = 'CH'
20 //TI/O/ = 'SH'
21 //TI/A/ = 'T'
22 //TIEN// = 'SH-UH-N'
23 //TUR/#/ = 'CH-ER'
24 //TU/A/ = 'CH-OO'
25 / /TWO// = 'T-OO'
26 /T/T// = ''
27 //T// = 'T'

**** U rules ****

1 / /UN/I/ = 'Y-OO-N'
2 / /UN// = 'UH-N'
3 / /UPON// = 'UH-P-AW-N'
4 /@/UR/#/ = 'ER'
5 //UR/#/ = 'Y-ER'
6 //UR// = 'ER'
7 /TR/U/TH/ = 'OO'
8 //U/^ / = 'UH'
9 //U/^^/ = 'UH'
10 //UY// = 'AY'
11 / G/U/#/ = ''
12 /G/U/% / = ''
13 /G/U/#/ = 'W'
14 /#N/U// = 'Y-OO'
15 /@/UI// = 'OO'
16 /@/U// = 'OO'
17 //U// = 'Y-OO'

**** V rules ****

1 //VIEW// = 'V-Y-OO'
2 //V// = 'V'

**** W rules ****

1 / /WERE// = 'W-ER'
2 //WA/S/ = 'W-AH'
3 //WA/T/ = 'W-AH'
4 //WHERE// = 'WH-EH-R'
5 //WHAT// = 'WH-AH-T'
6 //WHOL// = 'H-OH-L'
7 //WHO// = 'H-OO'
8 //WH// = 'WH'
9 //WAR// = 'W-OR'
10 //WOR// = 'W-ER'
11 //WR// = 'R'
12 //WO/MEN/ = 'W-IH'
13 //W// = 'W'

**** X rules ****

1 //X// = 'K-S'

**** Y rules ****

1 //YOUNG// = 'Y-UH-NG'
2 / /YOU// = 'Y-OO'
3 / /YES// = 'Y-EH-S'
4 / /Y// = 'Y'
5 /#^:/Y/ / = 'EE'
6 /#^:/Y/I/ = 'EE'
7 / :/Y/ / = 'AY'
8 / :/Y/#/ = 'AY'
9 / :/Y/^+:#/ = 'IH'
10 / :/Y/^#/ = 'AY'
11 //Y// = 'IH'

**** Z rules ****

1 //ZZ// = 'T-Z'
2 //Z// = 'Z'

**** Misc. rules ****

1 //'// = ' '
2 //,/ / = ' '
3 //./ / = ' '
4 //;/ / = ' '
5 //:/ / = ' '
6 //!/ / = ' '
7 //?/ / = ' '
8 //&// = 'AE-N-D'
9 //@// = 'AE-T'
10 //+// = 'P-L-UH-S'
11 //=// = 'EE-K-W-AH-L-S'
12 // // = ' '