SpeechSynthesisVoice.lang

The lang read-only property of the SpeechSynthesisVoice interface returns a BCP 47 language tag indicating the language of the voice.

Value

A string representing the language of the device.

Examples

for (let i = 0; i < voices.length ; i++) {
  const option = document.createElement('option');
  option.textContent = `${voices[i].name} (${voices[i].lang})`;

  if (voices[i].default) {
    option.textContent += ' — DEFAULT';
  }

  option.setAttribute('data-lang', voices[i].lang);
  option.setAttribute('data-name', voices[i].name);
  voiceSelect.appendChild(option);
}

Specifications

Specification
Web Speech API
# dom-speechsynthesisvoice-lang

Browser compatibility

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See also