This is a Romanian text to phoneme converter.
Back in 2009 I couldn't find any free text-to-speech library for Romanian, but I
did find that the MBROLA speech synthesizer supported reading Romanian
phonemes so I wrote this to transform Romanian text to the
.pho files needed
It's not that good, but it's better than nothing. I used it for awesome things like reading the instant messages I get from people (a Pidgin module), counting sheep in Romanian so I can go to sleep faster, getting audio notifications of when a website gets updated... I mean, really, Nobel prize material.
sox (console WAV player). Possibly others too.
sudo apt-get install mbrola sox unzip
wget 'http://tcts.fpms.ac.be/synthesis/mbrola/dba/ro1/ro1-980317.zip' unzip -p ro1-*.zip ro1/ro1 > ro1 rm ro1-*.zip
Once you have those you can use the
spune Bash script.
./spune 'Eu zic că se aude destul de bine.'
For the actual program see the help: