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. Kurdish

    Em jî bi zimanê xwe malperekê dixwazin

    96 votes
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  2. Kurd, kurdî,kurdish

    Divê kurdî li ser windowsê hebe da ku kurd jî li ser enternetê kêm nemînin

    91 votes
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  3. Kurdish

    I love Kurdish language.

    166 votes
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  6. Kurdish

    istiyoruz

    86 votes
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  8. Kurdish

    Google added , Facebook Added but we firstly expected that from microsoft. Use Kurdish language in Windows 10 and Bing search..

    158 votes
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  14. Korean

    Add Korean

    7 votes
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  15. Swahili (also known as Kiswahili)

    Add Swahili language.
    Swahili, also known as Kiswahili (translation: language of the Swahili people), is a Bantu language and the first language of the Swahili people. It is a lingua franca of the African Great Lakes region and other parts of eastern and south-eastern Africa, including Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Mozambique, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

    14 votes
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  16. Romani

    Idioma utilizado por los gitanos

    2 votes
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  17. Romani

    Idioma utilizado por los gitanos

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  18. Albanian

    Please introduce this language

    9 votes
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