Forvo for genealogy is today’s post. Forvo lets you hear how words are pronounced in foreign languages.
I’ve been doing a lot of work on my Prussian lines in my German Genealogy class. My eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Prussian villages located in Poland since the end of World War II, and have Polish names that I have no idea how to pronounce them.
Forvo.com was first envisioned in 2007 by co-founder Israel Rondón, and came to fruition in 2008. Forvo.com is owned by Forvo Media SL, based in San Sebastián, Spain. Forvo’s ‘About’-page states Forvo to be the largest pronunciation guide website on the Internet.It has been listed in the 50 best websites of 2013 by Time.
Try Forvo for genealogy research – it can help.