Let google say something for you! (mpv can be replaced by any mp3-decoder)

say () { mpv $(sed -E "s;([a-Z]*)( |$);http://ssl.gstatic.com/dictionary/static/sounds/de/0/\1.mp3 ;g" <<< $*); }; say hello world "how is it" going
Take a list of words and let mpv play the pronunciation-file from gstatic. Inspired by http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/12574/download-englishword-pronounciation-as-mp3-file.

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By: zvyn
2013-08-27 21:42:21

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