Free Text-To-Speech and Text-to-MP3 for Russian

Easily convert your text in Russian into professionally spoken voice for free. Please note: This is not a translation service. Our voices are simply pronouncing the texts in the corresponding language and/or with a specific accent. Plus, these texts can be downloaded as MP3. In some languages, multiple speakers are available. In russian language, kyrill is supported!

If you can't hear anything: Turn on your speakers :-)

Hint: If you finish a sentence, leave a space after the dot before the next one starts for better pronounciation.


Here are some features to use while generating speech:

Add a break
Mary had a little lamb <break time="1s"/> Whose fleece was white as snow.
Emphasizing words
I already told you I <emphasis level="strong">really like </emphasis> that person.
Speed
For dramatic purposes, you might wish to <prosody rate="slow">slow down the speaking rate of your text.</prosody>
Or if you are in a hurry <prosody rate="fast">your may want to speed it up a bit.</prosody>
Pitch
Do you like sythesized speech <prosody pitch="high">with a pitch that is higher than normal?</prosody>
Or do you prefer your speech <prosody pitch="-20%">with a somewhat lower pitch?</prosody>
Whisper
<amazon:effect name="whispered">If you make any noise, </amazon:effect> she said, <amazon:effect name="whispered">they will hear us.</amazon:effect>
Conversations
It is possible to switch between speakers within the text. Just use the following format:
[speaker:Brian] Hello Emma
[speaker:Emma] Hey Brian
[speaker:Brian] How are you doing?
[speaker:Emma] I am fine. May i invite you to a cup of tea?


Need more effects or customization? Please refer to the Amazon SSML Tags for Amazon Polly


Facts about the Russian language:

The Russian language is the Slavic language of the Indo-European family since it is a descendant of a single prehistoric language that is reconstructed as proto Indo. The Russian was the language in Europe during Neolithic era and has evolved through the early Russian to the modernized Russian. Early Russian dates back to 10th century where migrating slave diverged into three main language groups which include Western, Eastern and Southern Russia. Eastern Slavic eventually the known Russian who is the spread in East, West, and South. The three languages are different but are related in the manner in which they are written. During this period, the primary language was purely Slavic. In the 14th C, two main languages used were spoken an old East Slavic language related to the dialect of the eastern slave and the Old Church Slavic language which later changed to Church Slavic language. The two were related in that they could get one another through writing but not verbal.

How was the Russian language modernized? The standardization was not done until 18th C when they agreed to go through the change of alphabet. It was again done through the removal of the unnecessary ones which had no impact on the language. Other foreign languages that were borrowed from like the German, British and all different European languages were removed. This was done in 1918 after the communist revolution in Europe.

The Russian language is fascinating particularly when it comes to naming. It shows some sense of ownership and sense of belonging as the first name is a patronymic followed by family name.

Supported voice languages:

Australian English
Brazilian Portuguese
British English
Canadian French
Castilian Spanish
Chinese Mandarin
Danish
Dutch
French
German
Icelandic
Indian English
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Mexican Spanish
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Russian
Swedish
Turkish
US English
US Spanish
Welsh
Welsh English

Current Limit: ~1.200 words or 10.000 letters / day | Powered by AWS Polly

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