Spenot [pronounced Shpeh-note] means “Spinach” in Hungarian. We’re big fans of spinach.
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Our application uses the text-to-speech system of your device and the voice for the language you are learning may not be installed.
If you’re using an Android device, go to Settings > Language and input > Speech > Text to speech.
If you’re using an iOS device, go to Settings > Accessibility > Speech. Once here, turn on the Speak Selection feature, then tap Voices.
Our application doesn’t work with pre-made recordings but uses your device’s TTS (text-to-speech) system. This means that the sound quality depends on the TTS engine and voices installed on your device. See the answer to the previous question to learn how to install new voices.
Yes. Tap the flag on the main screen to switch between languages. And don’t worry, your statistics and topic statuses for each language will be saved independently.
If you tap on a word next to the ▶ icon at the bottom of any screen, the bottom sheet will open for that word. Use the 📋 button to copy the word or its translation to the clipboard.
Occasionally, some words have multiple forms of spellings. These words are marked with an asterisk. For example: yogurt; yoghurt*. Both spellings are accepted, but the second form (marked with an asterisk) is less common. It’s only worth learning the first, but the application accepts either of the two variants in the Syllables/Spelling function.
BrE = British English. AmE = American English.
If you tap on a word next to the ▶ icon at the bottom of any screen, the word’s bottom sheet opens. To hide the word, touch the 👁️ icon in the upper right corner. Hidden words will not come up in any practicing function, however, they are still visible in the View and Search functions and their bottom sheets may still be accessed and used.
Find and select that topic within the list of topics. On the screen that appears, tap the Change button next to the topic’s status. If you tap “I’m not interested in this topic” here, you will not be asked about any words in this topic as you practice.
If you tap on a word next to the ▶ icon at the bottom of any screen, the word’s bottom sheet will open. Tap the ❤ icon here to add the word to your favorite words. In the Practicing function, you can study these words exclusively by selecting the listed favorite words option.
The problem might be that you’re only practicing in your head. When learning new vocabulary, it’s very important to say words out loud, again and again. Obviously, if you’re using the app on public transit, we don’t recommend doing this there, but do find the time and place to articulate and they may come to mind more often.