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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  2. Arabic vowels support

    Support for Arabic vowels is needed, changing a vowel somewhere in a word can change what it means
    Example:
    مُنَظَم: organized
    مُنَظِم: organizer
    A small change in the vowel of the letter before the last letter changed what the word means

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  7. Thai Image & Speech Translations - Thailand

    Hello, Please add translation Thai to english from image (photo, or real time).

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  10. Kurdish

    Kurdî zimanê milyonan e.

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    Kürtçe de dil seçimi olsun instegramda

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  13. Kurdish

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

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  15. Kurdish

    Qedrê zimanê kurdî zanibe ey alema internetê! :)

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  16. Kurdish

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

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  17. Kurdish

    Gelek spas dikim heval

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  20. Kurdish

    Kurdî bila bibe zimanê fermî

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