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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. Hebrew to English

    It would be fantastic to have conversations from Hebrew to English. Now there is no way to have the Hebrew converted to English in text, conversation or photo.

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  2. text speech: Pashto language

    please add text speech to Pashto language and text scanner to Pashto language.
    and also Pashto language assistant add please.
    Thanks
    دغه کومک وکی یارانو

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  3. Syriac

    Língua siríaca clássica seria um sonho realizado de muitos ter essa língua maravilhosa em tradutores Classical Syriac Language would be a dream realized many have this wonderful language in translators

    3 votes
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  4. Share this

    Insha allah sindhi language sucessfull

    8 votes
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  5. Urdu

    I want to speak Urdu and wanna translate it in English

    3 votes
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  6. Add FRENCH FROM FRANCE

    Your app is very interesting, but the "FRENCH" voice is CANADIAN french, which is very different and, as a french native, I hardly understand it.
    we could use it if you offered a french language option.

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  7. Polish Speech Translation

    Polish Speech Translation -- real phrase meaning "kurwa"

    2 votes
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  8. Evet

    Evet olsun

    1 vote
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  9. 45 votes
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  10. 1 vote
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  11. 3 votes
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  12. Add "Indonesia Speech"

    Add "Indonesia Speech" on "Translate From" in "Voice Translator" will help me to learn another language. Because i'm Indonesian.

    4 votes
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  13. To Levantine arabic

    I really wish you would include thevreverse the translation to include English to Levantine Arabic.

    5 votes
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  14. 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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  15. Tiwi

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

    1 vote
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  16. Türkçeden diğer dillere sesli çeviri olsa çok iyi olur. Ayrıca Adigece sesli veya sessiz çevrilebilse çok memnun olurdum.

    Türkçeden diğer dillere sesli çeviri olması gerekir. Ayrıca Adigece sesli sessiz çeviri beni çok sevindirir.

    4 votes
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  17. 6 votes
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  18. 4 votes
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  19. 7 votes
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  20. 71 votes
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