About Forvo

Forvo is the largest pronunciation guide in the world, the place where you´ll find millions of words pronounced in their original languages.


In 2008, Forvo was founded with the mission of improving spoken communication across cultures by creating a platform where users could share pronunciations of words in their native language and listen to words pronounced by other native speakers. Today, Forvo is the largest online reference for pronunciations with a database of nearly 4 million words pronounced in over 330 languages – all created and maintained by native speakers.

Forvo continues to work toward its mission as a go-to reference for authentic and veritable word pronunciations through over 116 million site visits annually and over 500,000 registered users. In 2013, Forvo was included in Time Magazine’s “50 Best Websites of the Year.”

For more information, contact us at info@forvo.com, or find us on twitter @forvo and Facebook facebook.com/forvopronunciations

The owner of this site is Forvo Media SL, from San Sebastián (Spain). If you want more information about Forvo contact us here.


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