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New recognition!

We are honoured to announce that we have been considered as one of the best resources to learn languages by Tutorfair! This company, formed by parents, tutors and web entrepreneurs, offers an interesting service to learn not only...


January 8, 2019

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Most visited words of 2018

Forvo, the world's largest pronunciation dictionary, has released its list of the most consulted words of 2018. For the first time in Forvo's history, a person has been the most visited entry. Can you guess what football player we are...


January 4, 2019

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Fascinating language facts you didn't know

It's no surprise, we love languages. Whether a language is spoken by many or few, it is important and contributes to the wonderful diversity of society. Learning more about these languages helps you to understand and appreciate the cultures...


March 21, 2018

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Best Italian resource

After a tough selection process and after whittling down from hundreds of recommended resources, we are delighted to announce that Forvo has been chosen to feature in Tutorful's Italian language and culture editorial! Considering that many...


March 20, 2018

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New language page is available!

In order to enrich the user experience, we are continually trying to come up with new features. Recently we have been working on the language page and we are glad to announce that the first step has already been taken. Now our users can learn...


March 9, 2018

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More languages in the traduction service!

Exciting news about our translation service! We're pleased to announce that more languages are available in our translation service. Until now, we could choose three possible languages as the source language: English, French and Spanish....


January 11, 2018

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The new Travel Guide section now available!

These last months we have been working in order to satisfy our users' demands, who asked for a new section that would be useful when travelling. Thanks to the help and collaboration of many users, we could create a new section of travel...


January 11, 2018

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Our 350th language is here! Which one is it?

We're glad to announce that we've added a new language to our already wide list. Although it is not currently used in our everyday live, we believe it is a great idea to add this language for educational purposes. We are talking about...


January 5, 2018

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Most pronounced words of 2017

Forvo, the world's largest pronunciation dictionary, has released its list of the most pronounced words of 2017. Wondering which word has been reproduced the most this year? The Danish word "hygge" was the one which aroused the...


December 29, 2017

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26 Septembre, today is the European Day of Languages!

Since 2001, the European Day of Languages (EDL) has been celebrated each 26 September. It was the result of a campaign launched by the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers, a group which decided to celebrate this event annually....


September 26, 2017

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Fiji Hindi, now available in Forvo

Fiji Hindi , also known as Fijian Hindi or Hindustani more locally, is spoken by many Fijian citizens of Indian descent. An Eastern Hindi language, it is considered to be an older dialect of the Awadhi, a language that is spoken in central and...


July 27, 2017

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Comoros, today is your National Day! Let's celebrate it

Today, 6 July, the Comoros is celebrating its National Day, the day in which the country declared independence from France 42 years ago. To commemorate this historic event, what could Forvo do? Well, nothing less than including the four languages...


July 6, 2017

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Two more languages now in Forvo

We are glad to announce that we have added two new languages: Mossi and Algonquin. With about 7.6 million native speakers, the Mossi language is one of the national languages of Burkina Faso, as well as Dyula and Fulah , although the official...


June 28, 2017

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100,000 downloads reached of our Android app

We are really excited to announce that we have reached a significant milestone in Forvo's history. With your help, we have surpass the frontier of 100,000 downloads of our Android app. The new version was realised last year and it is...


June 7, 2017

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New sporting events now available

When club football competitions have finished for this season with the final of UEFA Champions League, a new football tournament will be held in Russia: the FIFA Confederations Cup. This tournament that is held every four years will be celebrated...


June 7, 2017

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Importance of learning new languages

Following the post of last week, we continue to investigate the benefits that multilingualism can bring. This time, we would like to highlight the benefits that people who learned a second language during their chilhood could get. In a study...


June 7, 2017