Amharic speech synthesis using cepstral method with stress generation rule

@inproceedings{Anberbir2006AmharicSS,
  title={Amharic speech synthesis using cepstral method with stress generation rule},
  author={Tadesse Anberbir and Tomio Takara},
  booktitle={INTERSPEECH},
  year={2006}
}
Amharic is the official language of Ethiopia. In this paper, we present our study on Amharic stress. Stress (Gemination of consonants) in Amharic language is very important for proper pronunciation of words. It is also one of the most distinctive characteristics of the rhythm of the speech. We discuss a method employed for generating stressed syllables from unstressed syllables, and its application to our speech synthesizer. First, we analyzed waveforms of minimal pair words concerned with… CONTINUE READING

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