Language and Locale Support

Apps that you write for the Google Assistant are supported in the following languages with the corresponding locales. By default, your app:

  • Supports all regions (countries), as long as your users have set their Assistant locale to one of our supported locales.
  • Uses a TTS voice that corresponds to the user's Assistant locale. You can override this behavior and choose a specific TTS voice that doesn't change based on the user's Assistant locale.

English

The following locales and voices are supported for the English language.

  • en-US
  • en-GB
  • en-AU
  • en-SG (uses en-GB voices)
  • en-CA (uses en-US voices)

Trigger Phrases

The basic verbs to trigger an app by its name are: talk, speak, and ask. Here are some example phrases that users can say to trigger your apps.

  • "let me talk to $name"
  • "I want to talk to $name"
  • "can I talk to $name"
  • "talk to $name"
  • "let me speak to $name"
  • "I want to speak to $name"
  • "can I speak to $name"
  • "speak to $name"
  • "ask $name"
  • "ask $name to ..."

en-US TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Male 2

Female 1

Female 2

en-GB TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Male 2

Female 1

Female 2

en-AU TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Male 2

Female 1

Female 2

en-IN TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Female 1

German

The following locales and voices are supported for the German language.

  • de-DE

Trigger Phrases

The basic verbs to trigger an app by its name are: sprechen, reden, and fragen. Here are some example phrases that users can say to trigger your apps.

  • "mit $name sprechen"
  • "ich will mit $name sprechen"
  • "kann ich mit $name reden"
  • "frage $name nach ..."
  • "mit $name unterhalten"
  • "mit $name quatschen"

de-DE TTS Voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Female 1

Female 2

French

The following locales and voices are supported for the French language.

  • fr-FR
  • fr-CA

Trigger Phrases

The basic verbs to trigger an app by its name are:

  • parler
  • discuter
  • connecter
  • demander

Here are some example phrases that users can say to trigger your apps:

  • "parler avec $prénom"
  • "fais-moi parler avec $prénom"
  • "parler avec $prénom pour ..."
  • "j'aimerais discuter avec $prénom"
  • "je veux me connecter à $prénom"
  • "demande à $prénom de ..."

fr-FR TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Male 2

Female 1

Female 2

fr-CA TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Male 2

Female 1

Female 2

Japanese

The following locales and voices are supported for the Japanese language.

ja-JP

Trigger Phrases

The basic verbs to trigger an app by its name are: 話す, つなぐ, 会話, 繋ぐ, 頼む, and 言う. Here are some example phrases that users can say to trigger your apps.

  • "$nameにつないで"
  • "$nameと話す"
  • "$nameにつなぐ"
  • "$nameと会話"
  • "$nameに ... 頼む"
  • "$nameに ... 言う"

ja-JP TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Male 2

Female 1

Female 2

Korean

The following locales and voices are supported for the Korean language.

ko-KR

Trigger Phrases

The basic verbs to trigger an app by its name are: 말하기, 얘기할래, 말걸기, and 물어볼래. Here are some example phrases that users can say to trigger your apps.

  • "$name한테 말하기"
  • "$name(이)랑 말하기"
  • "$name(이)랑 얘기할래"
  • "$name한테 말걸기"
  • "$name한테 물어볼래"
  • "$name한테 ... 물어 볼래"

ko-KR TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Female 1

Spanish

The following locales and voices are supported for the Spanish language.

  • es-ES
  • es-419

In the Actions console, you can localize your app information and TTS voices for the following locales:

  • Spanish (Latin America) - es-419
  • Spanish (European) - es-ES

You can further customize logic and responses in your fulfillment, based on the user's Assistant locale setting. The following list describes the possible user locale settings and the corresponding locale codes that you receive in your fulfillment:

  • Spanish (Latin America) - es-419
  • Spanish (Mexico) - es-MX
  • Spanish (US) - es-US
  • Spanish (European) - es-ES

Trigger Phrases

The basic verbs to trigger an app by its name are:

  • contactar
  • conversación
  • conversar
  • hablar
  • preguntar

Here are some example phrases that users can say to trigger your apps.

  • hablar con $name
  • contactar con $name
  • iniciar conversación con $name
  • quiero iniciar una conversación con $name
  • conversar con $name
  • hablar con $name
  • me gustaría hablar con $name
  • preguntarle a $name

es-ES TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Female 1

es-419 TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Female 1

Portuguese

The following locales and voices are supported for the Portuguese language.

  • pt-BR

Trigger Phrases

The basic verbs to trigger an app by its name are:

  • conversar
  • falar
  • perguntar
  • pergunte

Here are some example phrases that users can say to trigger your apps:

  • Falar com $name
  • conversar com $name
  • gostaria de conversar com $name
  • eu quero falar com o $name
  • falar com $name
  • me deixe falar com o $name
  • perguntar pra $name
  • pergunte ao $name
  • pergunte para a $name

pt-BR TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Female 1

Italian

The following locales and voices are supported for the Italian language.

  • it-IT

Trigger Phrases

The basic verbs to trigger an app by its name are:

  • chiedere
  • domandare
  • parlare
  • passare

Here are some example phrases that users can say to trigger your apps:

  • parla con $name
  • chiedi a $name
  • voglio chiedere a $name
  • domanda a $name
  • fammi parlare con $name
  • parla con $name
  • posso parlare con $name
  • voglio parlare con $name
  • passami $name

it-IT TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Female 1

Russian

The following locales and voices are supported for the Russian language.

  • ru-RU

Trigger Phrases

The basic verbs to trigger an app by its name are:

  • говорить
  • поговорить
  • пообщаться
  • разговор
  • спросить

Here are some example phrases that users can say to trigger your apps:

  • Поговорить с $name
  • Говорить с $name
  • давай поговорим с $name
  • Дай мне поговорить с $name
  • дай поговорить с $name
  • мне нужно поговорить с $name
  • Могу я поговорить с $name
  • Поговорить с $name
  • я могу поговорить с $name
  • я хочу поговорить с $name
  • пообщаться с $name
  • Хочу пообщаться с приложением $name
  • начать разговор с $name
  • хочу кое-что спросить у $name

ru-RU TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Female 1

Hindi

The following locales and voices are supported for the Hindi language.

  • hi-IN

Trigger Phrases

The basic verbs to trigger an app by its name are:

  • baat
  • कनेक्ट
  • पूछो
  • बात

Here are some example phrases that users can say to trigger your apps:

  • $name se baat karni hai
  • kya mai bat kar sakta hun $name se
  • $name से कनेक्ट करवाओ
  • $name से कनेक्ट करो
  • $name से पूछो ...
  • $name से बात कराओ
  • मुझे $name से बात करनी है
  • मेरी बात कराओ $name से

hi-IN TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Female 1

Thai

The following locales and voices are supported for the Thai language.

  • th-TH

Trigger Phrases

The basic verbs to trigger an app by its name are:

  • คุย
  • แชท
  • ถาม
  • พูด

Here are some example phrases that users can say to trigger your apps:

  • ขอคุยกับ $name หน่อย
  • ขอฉันคุยกับ $name
  • คุยกับ $name
  • ขอแชทกับ $name หน่อยสิ
  • ฉันอยากจะถาม $name
  • ถาม $name
  • พูดกับ $name

th-TH TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Female 1

Indonesian

The following locales and voices are supported for the Indonesian language.

  • id-ID

Trigger Phrases

The basic verbs to trigger an app by its name are:

  • bicara
  • ngomong
  • tanya

Here are some example phrases that users can say to trigger your apps:

  • aku mau bicara sama $name
  • bicara dengan $name
  • saya ingin berbicara dengan $name
  • ngomong sama $name
  • saya mau ngomong dengan $name
  • ada yang mau saya tanyakan $name
  • bertanya kepada $name
  • tanyakan ke $name

id-ID TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Female 1

Danish

The following locales and voices are supported for the Danish language.

  • da-DK

Trigger Phrases

The basic verbs to trigger an app by its name are:

  • snakke
  • spørg
  • tal
  • tale

Here are some example phrases that users can say to trigger your apps:

  • kan jeg snakke med $name
  • lad mig snakke med $name om ...
  • spørg $name
  • spørg $name om ...
  • tal med $name
  • tal med $name om ...
  • jeg vil gerne tale med $name

da-DK TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Female 1

Norwegian

The following locales and voices are supported for the Norwegian language.

  • no-NO

Trigger Phrases

The basic verbs to trigger an app by its name are:

  • prate
  • snakke
  • spørre

Here are some example phrases that users can say to trigger your apps:

  • jeg vil prate med $name
  • la meg prate med $name
  • jeg vil snakke med $name
  • kan jeg snakke med $name
  • må snakke med $name
  • snakk med $name om ...
  • snakke med $name
  • spør $name
  • spørre $name

no-NO TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Female 1

Dutch

The following locales and voices are supported for the Dutch language.

  • nl-NL

Trigger Phrases

The basic verbs to trigger an app by its name are:

  • praten
  • spreek
  • spreken
  • vraag
  • vragen

Here are some example phrases that users can say to trigger your apps:

  • ik wil met $name praten
  • praten met $name
  • spreek met $name
  • $name spreken
  • mag ik $name spreken
  • vraag $name om ...
  • $name iets vragen
  • ik wil $name iets vragen

nl-NL TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Female 1

Swedish

The following locales and voices are supported for the Swedish language.

  • sv-SE

Trigger Phrases

The basic verbs to trigger an app by its name are:

  • fråga
  • prata
  • samtala
  • snacka
  • tala

Here are some example phrases that users can say to trigger your apps:

  • fråga $name
  • jag vill fråga $name
  • jag vill prata med $name
  • låt mig prata med $name
  • prata med $name
  • samtala med $name
  • kan jag snacka med $name
  • snacka med $name och...
  • får jag tala med $name

sv-SE TTS voices

Voice Sample
Male 1

Female 1