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 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.aka.ms/MT.

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. A Nigerian language called Igbo.

    A Nigerian language called Igbo.

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  2. Kurdish

    Dê bila zimanê Kurdî jî di nav zimanên dinyayê de cihê xwe bigre.
    Ma êdî ne bes e ev neheqî !!

    51 votes
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  3. 51 votes
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  4. please add SETSWANA

    please add setswana/ tswana language tooo

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  5. Kurdish

    Qedrê zimanê kurdî zanibe ey alema internetê! :)

    50 votes
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  6. অসমীয়া

    অসমীয়া ভাষাৰ ব্যৱহাৰ আৰম্ভ কৰা প্ৰয়োজন ।
    Want to add assamese language. I am a language student. So if you need any kind of help to add assamese language please contact me or email me I will definitely help Microsoft team. Please let me know how do I add assamese language. I am from Assam.

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  7. Albanian

    Please add in Albanian language

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  8. Kurdish

    Ji xêra mala xwedê re kurdî bûbane zimanê Microsoft ê. Û hew

    49 votes
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  9. Kurdish

    Gelek spas dikim heval

    49 votes
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  10. s_s

    0551400220

    2 votes
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  11. sq1

    0555115648qq

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  12. please include

    please include malayalam language

    4 votes
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  13. Bastrad fix it why not give true mining in translation

    No correct translation in any languages you are A big thefts to true words

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  14. 48 votes
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  15. 48 votes
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  16. Kurdish

    Kurdî bila bibe zimanê fermî

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  17. 48 votes
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  18. Be sindhi

    Speak Sindhi.save Sindhi people and work every time for Sindhi people.

    6 votes
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  19. 46 votes
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  20. ਪਲੀਸ ਐਡ ਮਾਈ

    I want Punjabi will you are translation please add this languages at this Punjabi is only used apps because country available thank you Punjabis are available in all countries because they are using your apps

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