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Repeat After Me uses a distinct phoneme representation (shared with the command-line tool "say"). For example, the word "repeat" maps to "_rIXp1IYt." There is a small appendix of certain vowels and consonants provided here:


but it only covers a very small subset of the representable sounds. Is there a reference to the phoneme representation?

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If this is a developer question, I am afraid it is not suited for Ask Different. –  duci9y Oct 15 '12 at 12:18

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