OSX: Hear pronunciation of a word

say WORD
I often use this command to learn pronunciation of unfamiliar words.

By: haivu
2010-03-26 15:23:32

What Others Think

A nice feature is to the -o option to write to a file.
putnamhill · 639 weeks and 4 days ago
I would recommend against the use of a computer speech synth to learn correct pronunciation.
philthomson · 639 weeks and 4 days ago
This works in Linux too, not just OSX
kbrill · 639 weeks and 3 days ago
this command: espeak "Words" do the same work
glaudiston · 599 weeks and 1 day ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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