How do I get my language supported?

Text Languages:

We add new languages periodically. In the process of adding a new language to the automatic translation system, the most important learning material is existing high-quality translations—the same text in two languages.

A significant amount, typically 1+ million words of this type of text, is needed to build a reasonable-quality automatic translation system for a particular language pair. Find out how automatic translation works at www.microsofttranslator.com/AT

If you have access to this type of text, or to a community committed to adding a new language, we offer free use of the Microsoft Translator Hub. Languages such as Hmong, Maja, Otomi, Welsh, and even Klingon have been added to the Microsoft Translator service by using the Hub.

To see an example of how a community can use the Microsoft Translator Hub you can watch this Hmong community video. https://youtu.be/UnROjeEHqDE

Speech Languages

Speech recognition is a totally different process than translation. It requires a whole new set of data (hundred of hours of recorded audios and their associated transcriptions) and trainings of our machine learning based engines to become available. Therefore, we cannot always deliver speech recognition as quickly as new supported languages become available for Microsoft Translator.

We continue to release improvements to the quality of our existing languages and to expand on our coverage of languages from around the world so that more and more people can talk to the Microsoft Translator in their own language.

Stay tuned on our blog (www.aka.ms/Translatorblog), Facebook page (www.facebook.com/microsofttranslator), or Twitter feed (www.twitter.com/MStranslator) for updates to our language coverage.

For the up-to-date list of supported language please go to www.microsoft.com/translator/languages.aspx

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  1. Esperanto

    Bonvolu doni al ni tradukilo por Esperanto.

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    • Esperanto

      Esperanto please

      50 votes
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      • Esperanto

        esperanto please!!!!

        35 votes
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        • 25 votes
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          • 23 votes
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            • Marathi - Maharashtra - Goa - India

              Add marathi language
              Marathi is an Indian language spoken predominantly by the Marathi people of Maharashtra. It is the official language and co-official language in the Maharashtra and Goa states of Western India, respectively, and is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India.

              45 votes
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              • Marathi

                Marathi language is widely spoken an texted in India

                9 votes
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                • 4 votes
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                  • Sindhi - Sindh - Pakistan - India

                    Sindhi /ˈsɪndi/[6] (سنڌي, सिन्धी, Sindhi) is an Indo-Aryan language of the historical Sindh region, spoken by the Sindhi people. It is the official language of the Pakistani province of Sindh.[7][8][9] In India, Sindhi is one of the scheduled languages officially recognized by the federal government. The native speakers of Sindhi are 75 million (2015)[1]. I and many of us have already helped Google Translate in adding Sindhi in its translation system and Google have ranked me major contributor and among top 5% of Google Translate Community. I am writing to request me along with my team/community members are ready to…

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                    • বাংলা

                      Please help

                      3 votes
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                      • 2 votes
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                        • cantonês

                          No Brasil a imigração chinesa começou em 1846 com as estradas de ferro. Hoje temos chineses por todo o território brasileiro.

                          São Paulo é a maior cidade e região metropolitana das Américas e do hemisfério sul.

                          Temos uma população chinesa muito grande em São Paulo. A dificuldade com a leitura do português e cantonês é grande tanto a brasileiros quanto pra chineses.

                          É mais de que necessário ter o pacote completo de cantonês offline.

                          Também seria bom se tivesse a opção de editar a tradução pra ajudar a corrigir erros.

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                          • Please! add Thai speech language Thank!

                            I think this application is important in the daily lives of people in Thailand, of course. Sincerely!

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                            • Where has Chinese offline gone?

                              Chinese offline had disappeared and I'm not happy about it

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                                • Brazilian Portugese

                                  Portugese and Brazilian Portuguese have differences and I deal more with Brazilians

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                                  • latin

                                    email

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                                    • 为什么没有离线中文翻译可以下载

                                      没有离线中文翻译可以下载

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