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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Health benefits of learning a new language

In this globalised world, it is becoming increasingly important to learn new languages in order to communicate with people from other countries and this may be the reason why parents decide to put their children in immersion programs so that they...

May 30, 2017


Talysh, a new language now available

We're glad to announce that we've added a new language to our list: Talysh. With about 900,000 speakers, the Talysh is a Northwestern Iranian language and the southern regions of Azerbaijan and includes many dialects usually divided...

May 23, 2017


Nigeria’s indigenous languages are endangered

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has recently said the country’s indigenous languages could go into extinction in no distant future if urgent steps are not taken to preserve them. In the 2017 Annual Round Table on...

May 16, 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