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. 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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  2. 25 votes
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  3. 36 votes
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  4. Please add marathi language also

    I saw here so many languages from India then why not marathi. So my humble request to you please add marathi language.

    1 vote
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  5. Malayalam

    ഞങ്ങളുടെ നാടന്‍ തെറികള്‍ ഗൂഗിളിന് എന്നും ഒരു മുതൽകൂട്ട് ആയിരിക്കും. കാരണം ഞങ്ങൾ ഇല്ലാത്ത നാടില്ല. അത് കൊണ്ട്‌ തന്നെ ഞങ്ങളുടെ മൈ&#× വിളി ഒരിക്കലെങ്കിലും കേള്‍ക്കാത്ത നാട്ടുകാരും ഉണ്ടാകില്ല

    4 votes
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  6. Navajo

    I believe this would help young Navajo retain their heritage, with this app. We owe it to the indigenous people, to keep their languages alive

    1 vote
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  7. Bulgaria

    Can you please add Bulgarian language

    1 vote
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  8. Gujarat, hindi, malayalam

    Need these languages

    1 vote
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  9. Hungarian

    Mikor elérhető a Hungarian speech

    1 vote
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  10. Kurdish

    Kürtçe'ye saygı istiyoruz. Dilimizi sosyal alemde kullanmak istiyoruz.

    34 votes
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  11. Songhay

    تحسيات للغلة

    1 vote
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  12. Kurdish

    Kurdish is World Language

    33 votes
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  13. Kurdish

    I love kurdish

    33 votes
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  14. 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..

    17 votes
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  15. Marathi

    Please add Marathi language.

    3 votes
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  16. Kurdish

    Kurdish is World Language

    32 votes
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  17. Kurdish

    Dil, bir neslin bir milletin varoluşudur. Bu yüzden Kürtçe de 21.yüzyılda internet ve medyada yerini almalıdır

    32 votes
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  18. 32 votes
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  19. 32 votes
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  20. 32 votes
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