How do I refine the pronunciation with the Sounds Like feature on Frazier?

How to refine the pronunciation with the Sounds Like feature on Frazier

Sometimes, you may need to adjust the pronunciation of a word with the Sounds Like feature on Frazier. This issue can crop up when you have heteronyms, i.e. words that have a different pronunciation and meaning but the same spelling.

Examples of heteronyms in English

  • wound (injury) vs wound (turned)
  • bass (fish) vs bass (instrument)
  • close (nearby) vs close (shut)

The Sounds Like feature on Frazier

How do I refine the pronunciation with the Sounds Like feature on Frazier? Highlight the word and use the Sounds Like feature.
  1. In the editor, highlight the word you want to have pronounced differently.
  2. Next, click on the Sounds Like speech bubble on the left.
  3. Now type in how the word should be pronounced (i.e. for the Irish name Niamh, type in "neev") .
  4. Listen to the new pronunciation by pressing the playback button.
  5. If you are happy with what it sounds like, click on OK.

How to refine the pronunciation with the Sounds Like bulk edit feature

How do I refine the pronunciation with the Sounds Like feature on Frazier? Use the bulk edit feature.
  1. First, click on the quick navigation feature in the top right of the editor.
  2. This will then open up a sidebar containing all the cue points in the script.
  3. Type in the word you would like to have pronounced differently.
  4. Click on the light blue bulk edit button to select all the cue points containing this word.
  5. Next, use the dropdown to select Change Pronunciation.
  6. Type in how the word should be pronounced in the entry field below the dropdown.
  7. Click on the Change Pronunciation button.

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