Category Archives: Pronunciation


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


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


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


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


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


The cycling season is here

The new cycling season is in the spotlight with the beginning of the 2017 Giro d'Italia, one of the three Grand Tour races in the world, the other two being the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España. This year's edition of the...

May 9, 2017


The 341st language now available

We're glad to announce that we've added a new language to our already wide list. With about 1,500,000 speakers, Moldovan is a language that is spoken in the Republic of Moldova. Although many people believe that the Moldovan and the...

May 2, 2017


New HTML5 recorder launched

We're pleased to announce that our new HTML5 recorder is now available across numerous devices and browsers. The new recorder will make it easier for you to record pronunciations in your languages. Many of you will already be aware that...

March 29, 2017


eLearning comes to iPhone

Forvo's new eLearning feature is now available on both our Android and iPhone apps. Our system will help you learn the most useful words and phrases in the languages currently available. Remember to update your app version to get hold of...

March 27, 2017


eLearning now available in Spanish

We're delighted to announce that Spanish has been added to our new eLearning section on Forvo. Thousands of you have already logged on to the tool to learn better pronunciation in English and French, and now it's the turn of Spanish...

March 13, 2017


How can I improve my English pronunciation?

How do I improve my English pronunciation is a question we get asked a lot on Forvo. Many of you use Forvo to help improve your language skills in a variety of languages, but English - widely considered to be the international language of...

March 2, 2017


New quick recorder

We've made it easier and quicker to record pronunciations on Forvo with the release of our new quick recorder. Now when you record a pronunciation, instead of going back to the pending lists you'll be presented automatically with the next...

February 17, 2017


Transliterations now available

We've created a new feature on Forvo in order to help our users find authentic native pronunciations for words which are written in other alphabets. Transliteration is the conversion of a text from one script to another. For example,...

February 9, 2017


eLearning now on Android!

Forvo's new eLearning section has been up and running on the site for a couple of months and we're delighted with the response. Thousands of you have logged on to the tool which is designed to help you learn better pronunciation in...

January 26, 2017


Awards season on Forvo

We can always tell it's awards season on Forvo when all of a sudden a select bunch of names start getting a lot of traffic. With the Golden Globes kicking off the annual glam fest this week we've seen a lot of requests hitting names...

January 10, 2017


Hunker down it's hygge time

Yes folks, it's that time of year again - at least for those of us who live in northern climes. With Christmas and New Year celebrations a fading memory, the sudden realisation that yes, it's still dark and cold outside and yes, there...

January 4, 2017