Omniglot audio recordings

A list of some of the sound files available for download on this site, together with links to related pages. All recordings are in mp3 format.

Recordings of useful foreign phrases

There are recordings of phrases in all the languages listed below. Not all phrases are recorded in all languages. If you can make some recordings, please contact me.

You can find phrases, idioms and tongue twisters in many other languages in the phrases section

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
English version of Article 1 of the UDHR

Recordings of Article 1 of the UDHR are currently available in:

Acehnese, Afrikaans, Albanian (Tosk), Amharic, Arabic (Bahrani), Arabic (Egyptian), Arabic (Lebanese), Arabic (Modern Standard), Arabic (Tunisian), Armenian (Eastern), Armenian (Western), Aragonese, Aromanian, Assamese, Asturian, Azeri, Balinese, Belarusian, Bengali, Betawi, Bikol, Bugisnese, Bulgarian, Burmese, Cantonese, Catalan, Cebuano, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English (American), English (Australian), English (British), English (Canadian), English (Indian), English (Old), Esperanto, Estonian, Faroese, Fijian, Finnish, Folkspraak, French (France), French (Canadian), Frisian (West), Galician, Georgian, German, German (Swiss), Gothic, Greek, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Hunsrik, Ido, Indonesian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Javanese, Kannada, Khowar, Korean, Kurdish, Lakota Sioux, Latin (Classical), Latin (Ecclesiastical), Lingua Franca Nova, Lithuanian, Livonian, Lojban, Lombard, Low Saxon, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Madurese, Malagasy, Malayalam, Maltese, Mandarin Chinese, Manx (Gaelic), Maori, Marathi, Minangkabau, Nepali, Northern Sámi, Norwegian (Bokmål), Norwegian (Nynorsk), Occitan, Ossetian, Persian (Farsi), Piedmontese, Polish, Portuguese (European), Portuguese (Brazilian), Punjabi, Rarotongan, Romanian, Russian, Sami (Northern), Sanskrit, Scottish Gaelic, Serbian, Sicilian, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Somali, Spanish, Spanish (Peru), Sundanese, Swahili, Swedish, Sylheti, Tamil, Tagalog, Tigrinya, Turkish, Turkmen, Tuvaluan, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek, Valencian, Vietnamese, Volapük, Walloon, Welsh, Yiddish, Zulu

The text of Article 1 of the UDHR in more than 500 languages

Tower of Babel

Recordings of Tower of Babel from Genesis 11:1-9 are currently available in:

Anglo-Saxon, Arabic, Albanian, Assamese, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Taiwanese), Church Slavonic, Czech, Dakota Sioux, Danish, English (Middle), English (Early Modern), English (Modern), Esperanto, Finnish, French, Greek, Greenlandic, Hebrew, Ido, Irish (Gaelic), Kam, Klingon, Latin, Lingua Franca Nova, Lojban, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Old Church Slavonic, Persian (Farsi), Portuguese (Brazilian), Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Sicilian, Spanish, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese

Note: for some languages there are different recordings for different versions of the text - see the Tower of Babel section.

The text of the Tower of Babel in more than 620 languages


Recordings of numbers
Bulgarian, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Hakka), Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Shanghainese), Chinese (Taiwanese) Czech, Esperanto, Hindi, Spanish

Numbers in over 780 languages


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