Category Archives: Translations

Better search results

Along with improvements in search results for both words and pronunciations we have added more ways to find the words you want. First, maybe one of them most requested features: search for translations . When you search for a simple word like...


February 8, 2014

Our journey to translate Forvo into 39 languages

With the recents releases of Croatian , Hebrew , Armenian , Latvian and Norwegian , Forvo is now translated into 39 languages. We are very proud of this achievement, and we wanted to thanks again the team of volunteers who is helping us to...


February 14, 2013

Even more languages

Here we go with a new bunch of translations released: Persian , Catalan , Romanian , Korean , Slovak , Thai and Polish . This is how it looks Forvo in Korean. Impressive!! We are currently working on Bulgarian , Norwegian ,...


November 30, 2010

5 more languages translated

It happened weeks ago but we haven't had time to mention here yet. Greek , Japanese , Ukrainian , Finnish and Hungarian translations of Forvo are completed. We are working on 10 more languages to release before the end of 2010,...


August 5, 2010

Forvo Translate

I have to admit that Forvo Translate started as a joke... Could we do a Translation service better than Google's? The answer was yes. And we did it :) Using Forvo's API , we've added to Google Translate the only this is wrong...


June 7, 2010

Dutch released

New languages come in pairs. We mentioned German in our latest post but also Dutch was released. It was an awesome piece of work from more than 20 people that joined their effors to complete these translations. Thanks! These are the...


April 2, 2010

Pre-inscriptions for the API opened

Maximum speed at Forvo HQ. After ending the beta stage , now we are happy to announce the first steps of our long-waited API . We have opened a new site to give you more information about it and also to start receiving your pre-inscriptions ....


March 23, 2010

Arabic released

Another big milestone in Forvo development: we are now releasing Forvo in Arabic . This is the first language we not only translate but adapt the layout to the right to left writing. Thanks to our dear editor jasmen who has guided us in all...


March 4, 2010

Recent news about Forvo from all over the world

Almost everyday we find a new article or post about Forvo, here are some recent highlights: - BBC.co.uk , in Persian. - Habrahabr , in Russian. What about new languages? We are working on these translations, if you want to...


February 13, 2010

Releasing Forvo in Portuguese, French and Italian

Good news: We are very happy to announce the release of Forvo in Portuguese , Italian and French ! As promised by the end of the year we would have more languages available and here it is the first one. The delay until the very end of...


December 21, 2009

Word translations on Forvo

We have introduced a new lovely feature: translations for each word . Thanks to the Google Translate service , now from every word page you will see that word translated from the original language (more than 50 languages in google's tool)...


April 13, 2009