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Languages and Voices

This document lists the languages and voices that are generally available for Mix.

Languages

Languages are specified using the IETF BCP-47 standard and take the following form:

language-region

Where:

For example, French can be represented as follows:

Note: Currently, you must specify the language codes for the Mix.asr and Mix.nlu URNs using 6-letter codes, as shown in the following table. This will be fixed in a future release.

Nuance Mix supports the following languages:

  Language Language code Language code for
Mix.asr and Mix.nlu URNs
  Arabic ar-WW ara-XWW
Catalan (Spain) ca-ES cat-ESP
Dutch (Netherlands) nl-NL nld-NLD
English (Australia) en-AU eng-AUS
English (Great Britain) en-GB eng-GBR
English (India) en-IN eng-IND
English (United States) en-US eng-USA
French (Canada) fr-CA fra-CAN
French (France) fr-FR fra-FRA
German (Germany) de-DE deu-DEU
Hindi (India) hi-IN hin-IND
Indonesian (Indonesia) id-ID ind-IDN
Italian (Italy) it-IT ita-ITA
Japanese (Japan) ja-JP jpn-JPN
Korean (South Korea) ko-KR kor-KOR
Malay (Malaysia) ms-MS zlm-MYS
Portuguese (Brazil) pt-BR por-BRA
Portuguese (Portugal) pt-PT por-PTR
Russian (Russia) ru-RU rus-RUS
Spanish (Latin America) es-US spa-XLA
Spanish (Spain) es-ES spa-ESP
Vietnamese (Vietnam) vi-VN vie-VNM

Text-to-Speech (TTS) voices

Language Code Voice M/F Model Additional
languages
Arabic
ar-WW Laila F standard
Tarik M standard
arb-001 Maged-Ml4 M standard en-GB
arb-146 Mariam F standard
Catalan
(Spain)
ca-ES Jordi M standard
Montserrat F standard
Chinese
(China)
zh-CN Lili F enhanced
Danish
(Denmark)
da-DK Magnus M standard
Sara F standard
Dutch
(Netherlands)
nl-NL Claire-Ml4 F standard en-GB
fr-FR
de-DE
it-IT
es-ES
Xander M standard
English
(Australia)
en-AU Karen F standard
Lee M standard
English
(Great Britain)
en-GB Kate F standard
Malcolm M enhanced
Oliver M standard
Serena F enhanced
English
(India)
en-IN Rishi M standard
Sangeeta F standard
English
(United States)
en-US Ava-Ml4 F enhanced fr-CA
es-MX
Evan M enhanced
Nathan M enhanced
Samantha F standard
Tom M standard
Zoe-Ml4 F enhanced fr-CA
es-MX
Finnish
(Finland)
fi-FI Onni M standard
Satu F standard
French
(Canada)
fr-CA Amelie-Ml4 F enhanced en-US
Nicolas M standard
French
(France)
fr-FR Audrey-Ml4 F enhanced en-GB
de-DE
es-ES
it-IT
Aurelie F standard
Thomas M standard
German
(Germany)
de-DE Markus M standard
Petra-Ml4 F enhanced en-GB
fr-FR
es-ES
it-IT
Viktor M standard
Hindi
(India)
hi-IN Kiyara F enhanced
Lekha F standard
Neel M standard
Indonesian
(Indonesia)
id-ID Damayanti F standard
Italian
(Italy)
it-IT Alice-Ml4 F standard en-GB
fr-FR
de-DE
es-ES
Federica-Ml4 F standard en-GB
fr-FR
de-DE
es-ES
Luca M standard
Paola F standard
Japanese
(Japan)
ja-JP Ayane F standard
Daisuke M standard
Ichiro M standard
Mizuki M standard
Nozomi F standard
Sakura F standard
Korean
(South Korea)
ko-KR Sora F standard
Yuna F standard
Malay
(Malaysia)
ms-MS Amira F standard
Mandarin Chinese
(China)
cmn-CN Tiantian-Ml4 F standard en-US
Mandarin Chinese
(Taiwan)
cmn-TW Meijia-Ml4 F standard en-US
Norwegian
(Norway)
no-NO Henrik M standard
nb-NO Nora F standard  
Portuguese
(Brazil)
pt-BR Joana F standard
Joaquim M standard
Luciana F enhanced
Portuguese
(Portugal)
pt-BR Felipe M standard
Russian
(Russia)
ru-RU Katya F standard
Milena F standard
Yuri M standard
Spanish
(Argentina)
es-AR Diego M standard
Isabela F standard
Spanish
(Chile)
es-CL Francisca F standard
Spanish
(Columbia)
es-CO Carlos M standard
Soledad F standard
Ximena F standard
Spanish
(Mexico)
es-MX Juan M standard
Paulina-Ml4 F enhanced en-US
fr-CA
Spanish
(Spain)
es-ES Jorge M standard
Marisol-Ml4 F standard en-GB
fr-FR
de-DE
it-IT
Monica-Ml4 F standard en-GB
fr-FR
de-DE
it-IT
Tamil
(India)
ta-IN Vani F standard
Telugu
(India)
te-IN Geeta F standard
Thai
(Thailand)
th-TH Kanya F enhanced
Vietnamese
(Vietnam)
vi-VN Linh F standard
Yue Chinese
(Hong Kong)
yue-HK Sinji-Ml4 F standard en-GB
  1. The -Mls suffix indicates that the voice supports multiple languages and styles.
  2. The -Ms suffix indicates that the voice supports multiple styles, but not multiple languages.
  3. The -Sc suffix indicates that the voice supports the conversational style (informal tone) only.
  4. The -Ml suffix indicates that the voice is multilingual. For example, Amelie is mainly Canadian French but can speak English in a French Canadian accent.
  5. The Mlsc suffix indicates that the voice is multilingual and supports the conversational style.

Change log

2020-10-14

The following deprecated language variants have been removed:

Removed language variant Voice replacement
Zoe-Sc / Zoe-Mlsc Zoe-Ml
Nathan-Ms Nathan
Ava-Mls Ava-Ml
Marisol Marisol-Ml

2020-10-05

2020-09-17

For the Arabic voice Mariam, please use arb-001