This template links to an audio file for quick listening, either in the "Pronunciation" section of an entry to indicate how a term is pronounced, or elsewhere to provide an audio recording that is relevant to the entry.
|1= – mandatory: a code indicating the language of a term. See "Wiktionary:List of languages" for a list of these codes. The parameter |lang= is a deprecated synonym; please do not use. If this is used, all numbered parameters move down by one.
|2= – mandatory: the name of the audio file.
|3= – mandatory in some cases: the text to use as a link to the audio file. You must use this parameter when indicating the pronunciation of a term with this template.
|format= – if using the template to provide a relevant audio recording, use |format=1.