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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.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. Addition of Santali (ᱥᱟᱱᱛᱟᱲᱤ) language in Microsoft Text Language Translation

    There are more than 7.6 million (2011 census) Santali Native speakers across India, Bangladesh and Nepal. Santali community are one of those indigenous community of south Asia who are continuously endeavouring to preserve their language and culture. The new generations of this community is very much eager to see its language in digital/on line platform. We felt glad that Microsoft is working on coverage of several languages around the world so that more and more people can use and speak through translator. it will be great help to this community if you would provide and add support for Santali Translator.…

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  2. Why Bing translate on kindle ebook devices is not supporting Persian (Farsi) Languge?

    I'm using Amazon Kindle paperwhite and my first language is Persian and it's really hard for me to read English books without a translator, I cant understand why Microsoft bing translate supporting many languages in there app and web site but in kindle just supporting few languages
    please add other languages to kindle as well I don't think it's gonna be hard for you because you already supporting the other languages otherwise I hope Google translate come and help us in amazon ebook devices

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  3. Marshallese Language Support for Microsoft Translator

    The Republic of the Marshall Islands is a nation made up of many islands in the Pacific Ocean. It makes up part of Micronesia, a larger island group made up of many different nations. The United States (US) provides subsidies, defense, and more to the islands, making it a nation in free association with the U.S.

    According to the 2010 census, there was 22,434 people of Marshallese origin living in the United States at that time, however that number has likely grown significantly. A recent estimate puts the number at closer to 30,000 in 2018.

    There are two main dialects…

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  4. Yeni dil

    AZERİCE dili gerek

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  5. 2 votes

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  6. 1 vote

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  7. Українська літературна мова та її діалекти

    Оскільки Українська мова має близько 20ти діалектів, а ще є наближена й схожа по словотворенню й за граматичним складом з польською, чеською, словацькою та багатьма іншими видатними мовами слов'янського мовного басейну, вважаю за доцільне досліджувати, впроваджувати в мережевий обіг і вживати широко при перекладах розмаїті діалектизми, котрі нададуть перекладу шарму, гнучкості й розширять його колористичні можливості.

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  8. Kefalonia Airport Taxi Transfers: Taxi from Kefalonia Airport

    Kefalonia Airport Taxi: Book taxi transfers to/from Kefalonia Airport. AtoB airport taxi will pick you up at Kefalonia airport and transfer anywhere in Kefalonia
    https://atobtransfer.com/greece/taxi-transfers-kefalonia-airport/
    https://www.facebook.com/transferservicebrussels/
    https://twitter.com/AtoBtransfer

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  9. 1 vote

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  10. Tumbuka

    Possible places to find already translated works include the Tumbuka bible and the catechism

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  11. 1 vote

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  12. Sign language(shhhh)

    For zoom notification that the person is deaf and or blind or can't read..

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  13. 7 votes

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  14. Hebrew

    Currently Hebrew only goes from English to Hebrew. There is no conversation ability. And it cannot translate from Hebrew to English. Please make Hebrew fully functional. It is now only partially functional. Thank you.

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  15. Hebrew

    Currently Hebrew only goes from English to Hebrew. There is no conversation ability. And it cannot translate from Hebrew to English. Please make Hebrew fully functional. It is now only partially functional. Thank you.

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  16. 2 votes

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  17. CAN'T FIND BAHASA INDONESIA in kindle translator

    Please add bahasa Indonesia into translator of kindle

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  18. hawaiian

    Support for Hawaiian Language

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  19. Karenni

    There are more and more Karenni speaking students and parents settling into our schools and communities. We need written English script to be translated into spoken Karenni for in classroom purposes and for parents to further support their children with homework.

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  20. 2 votes

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