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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 4 to 5 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

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. Sloveno

    La traduzione vocale mi sarebbe molto utile

    2 votes
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  2. 6 votes
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  3. Estonian Speech

    Please add speech to the Estonian language. It is so important to hear pronunciation of this language in order to properly communicate. Reading the text only is not enough.

    2 votes
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  4. Murrinh-patha - Garama - Australia

    Preserve the language to help communities in Australia maintain heritage, culture and identity.
    Murrinh-patha (literally "language-good"), called Garama by the Jaminjung, is an Australian Aboriginal language spoken by over 2,500 people, most of whom live in Wadeye in the Northern Territory, where it is the dominant language of the community. It is spoken by the Murrinh-Patha people, as well as several other peoples whose languages are extinct or nearly so, including the Mati Ke and Marri-Djabin.

    2 votes
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  5. Add Kashmiri Language

    Kashmiri is a very an ancient Indo aryan language with certain legacy traits. Its the only Dardic language with its own literature. It is spoken by nearly 7 million native speakers. Adding Kashmiri to the translator will allow the richness of the literature to be translated to other forms and allow kashmiri people to communicate to other people across globe.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kashmiri_language

    3 votes
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  6. Tiwi

    Preserve the language to help communities in Australia maintain heritage culture and identity.

    1 vote
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  7. فارسی

    سلام لطفاً برای ترجمه مکالمه از
    زبانن فارسی به انگلیسی وفرانسوی برای اسکایپ لطفا

    2 votes
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  8. 4 votes
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  9. Latim

    latim

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  10. hmong

    Would like speech recognition services for Cortana and such for Hmong language. White or Green Hmong dialects is fine using the Nyiakeng Puachue Hmong Scripts that is being encoded by Unicode.

    2 votes
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  11. Please add British - United Kingdom

    English as used in Great Britain, as distinct from that used elsewhere.

    25 votes
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  12. Why are there so many offline language packs available for iOS and Android, but not your own OS - Windows???

    I think it is disgusting that you're prioritising other platforms rather than Windows 10 app

    Refer the list and compare the supported languages and offline (downloadable) language packs available here:
    https://translator.microsoft.com/help/articles/languages/

    3 votes
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  13. 4 votes
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  14. 20 votes
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  15. 4 votes
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  16. 3 votes
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    under review  ·  Gwenda responded

    Hi,

    Thanks for your message on the Translator Forum. There are a number of languages in Morocco, but the two official languages are Modern Standard Arabic and Amazigh (Berber). Which one are you looking for?

    Best regards,
    Gwenda
    Microsoft Translator Team

  17. Russain (roman letter)

    Add Russian translation (Roman letters)under the (Cyrillic letters). Because we cannot read it. By the way, Google Translator had done it.

    2 votes
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  18. furigana for Japanese kanji, please.

    There's too many ways to pronounce each kanji, so furigaana would be very helpful

    4 votes
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  19. Javanese - Java - Indonesia

    The national language of Indonesia is Bahasa Indonesia. The largest ethnic group on the island is Javanese, which has their own language dialect.
    Javanese /dʒɑːvəˈniːz/[3] (ꦧꦱꦗꦮ, basa Jawa; Javanese pronunciation: [bɔsɔ dʒɔwɔ]) (colloquially known as ꦕꦫꦗꦮ, cara Jawa; Javanese pronunciation: [tjɔrɔ dʒɔwɔ]) is the language of the Javanese people from the central and eastern parts of the island of Java, in Indonesia. There are also pockets of Javanese speakers in the northern coast of western Java. It is the native language of more than 98 million people[4] (more than 42% of the total population of Indonesia).
    Javanese is one of…

    5 votes
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  20. Indonesia offline for Windows

    offline translate indonesia
    thanks

    4 votes
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