Published On: Thu, Feb 18th, 2016

Google Translate Now Has More Than 100 Languages And Covers 99 Percent Of The Online Population


Google’s online interpretation apparatus strike a vital miracle currently as it nears a 10th anniversary. After adding 13 new languages, including Hawaiian and Kurdish, Google Translate now includes some-more than 100 languages (103 to be exact).

Google claims that this means a service, that started in Apr 2006, covers 99 percent of a online population.

The thought for Google Translate was first planted in 2004, when co-founder Sergey Brin became frustrated with a interpretation module a association was chartering after it translated a Korean email into “The sliced tender fish boots it wishes. Google immature onion thing!”

Google Translate now uses a multiple of appurtenance training and tellurian volunteers to make certain translations are accurate and not ridiculous. The association pronounced in a proclamation on a Google Translate Blog that in sequence to supplement a new language, it contingency be a created denunciation with “a poignant volume of translations in a new language” already online. That way, Google Translate can request appurtenance training to a texts. Three million volunteers also scold translations and advise new words.

The new languages combined currently are Amharic (which is oral in Ethiopia); Corsican; Frisian (the Netherlands and Germany); Kyrgyz; Hawaiian; Kurdish; Luxembourgish; Samoan; Scots Gaelic; Shona (Zimbabwe); Sindhi (Pakistan and India); Pashto (Afghanistan and Pakistan); and Xhosa (South Africa).

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