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Recordings of Article 1 of the UDHR are currently available in:
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All these recordings together (Zip, 25MB)
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
Note: for some languages there are a number of recordings by different people with different accents.
Recordings of Tower of Babel from Genesis 11:1-9 are currently available in:
Arabic, Bulgarian, Burmese, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Taiwanese), Church Slavonic, Czech, Danish, Esperanto, French, Greek, Greenlandic, Hebrew, Ido, Irish (Gaelic), Kam, Klingon, Latin, Lingua Franca Nova, Lojban, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, 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.
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