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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:
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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.
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