Kannada Phonetic Transcription: NLP
The world has opened up to learn natural languages, particularly in India. Working on natural languages has become crucial. India is a country where 1,652 languages were identified in 1961 & it is believed that 880 languages are still in use. India has 22 official languages one of them is Kannada and is rapidly used in the state of Karnataka .Nearly, 40 million Kannadigas and 50.8 million speakers have found . Natural language processing is a way to communicate with intelligent systems using natural language techniques. This paper presents Kannada phonetic transcription, is a part of natural language processing. Phonetic transcription is a process of representing words, sentences or language by means of phonetic symbols. The paper presents a way to transcript Kannada language using UTF-8 encoding to pronounce phonemes.
Index terms - Phoneme, Phonetic, Transcription, UTF-8