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 1+ 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.microsofttranslator.com/AT

If you are a community or organization working on creating a new language system for Microsoft Translator, reach out to custommt@microsoft.com for more information.

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. 31 votes
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  2. We want nepali language नेपाली

    about adding new language

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  3. Kurdish

    Kurdish is World Language

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  4. Pashto - Afghanistan

    It is an Eastern Iranian language, belonging to the Indo-European family. Pashto is one of the two official languages of Afghanistan, and it is the second-largest regional language of Pakistan, mainly spoken in the west and northwest of the country.

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  6. Kannada one of the Classical language of World..

    Kannada is one of the oldest language still spoken as mother tounge by at least 5-6 Crore people around the world, Please add Kannada to the translator as Kannada official language state Karnataka and Bengaluru is it's capital which is one of the highest migrated populus city today in India in fact in world it will help to migrants learn our Kannada to all who all intereste..

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  7. Kurdish

    Kurdi dixwazim(Kurtçe istiyorum)

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  8. Kurdish

    Tskler

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  9. Kurdish

    Please Kurdish lanquage we need Kurdish lanquage.

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  11. Kurdish

    Ç

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  12. 19 votes
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  14. Kurdish

    Wexta zimanê Kurdî!

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  16. Kurdish

    Kürtçenin olmasını istiyoruz

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  18. Kurdish

    Kürtçe telefon dili olsun

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  19. pashtoo

    Pashtoo

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  20. Kurdish

    Bila zimanê kurdî bibe zimanê teknolojî

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