Digital Tibetan Tools: Tibetan pronunciation and phonetics

Digital Tibetan Tools: Tibetan pronunciation and phonetics

Tibetan pronunciation is difficult to approximate. There are several different systems for phonetizing Tibetan according to target language and phonetics system. The most comprehensive tool is the online-converter by Roger Espel:

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Online tool to generate phonetics from Tibetan

This tool automatically determines the pronunciation of a given Tibetan Unicode text that is accessible for speakers of English, German, French, Spanish, or Spanish according to the conventions of THL, LotsawaHouse, Rigpa, Padmakara or Lhasey Lotsawa:

Python programming

Esukhia has ongoing Tibetan NLP projects that comprise phonetics modules. However they seem to be in an early stage of development:

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