Date Archives: 2009

Stereotypical incomprehensibility

Have you ever said " it sounds like greek to me "? It's a common phrase when you don't understand something. But what does a greek speaker say? Or a spanish one? There's sort of a solution in this graph created by language...

March 4, 2009

Top pronunciations in German

This time in German: 1. Gewehr 2. Arnold Schwarzenegger 3. Schadenfreude 4. Friedrich Nietzsche 5. Ich liebe dich! 6. Goethe 7. Porsche 8. Johann Pachelbel 9. Michael Schumacher 10. Beethoven

March 1, 2009

Top pronunciations in French

These are the 10 words most listened in Forvo: 1. Hermès 2. Je t'aime 3. Yves Saint Laurent 4. Peugeot 5. Carrefour 6. viognier 7. L'Occitane 8. Au revoir! 9. Louis Vuitton 10....

February 25, 2009

100.000 pronunciations

This is an amazing milestone: 100.000 pronunciations . The #100.000 is a dutch word: Nu of nooit . Next step is 1.000.000. There are also 118 languages with at least one pronounced word and 52 with more than 100 pronounced words .

January 25, 2009

Forvo in spanish

Forvo is a language site so, as you could imagine, we are translating Forvo to more languages in 2009, starting with Forvo in spanish ... right now . Es un placer para los que hacemos Forvo sacar la versión en este idioma, que al fin y al...

January 8, 2009

Updated FAQ

It's been a long time since we made changes so we have selected some really frequently asked questions to include them in Forvo's FAQ . Main topics are: 3. What do you mean with "all the words in the world"? 7. What...

January 6, 2009

80.000 pronunciations

The number of pronunciations continues growing faster and faster and there are more than 80.000. The 80.000th word is Lieutenant Governor .

January 2, 2009