Google Translate Gets Support for 110 New Languages

Google launched Google Translate in 2006. Since then, the company has been slowly and steadily adding support for more languages ​​to the platform. Last month, the company added support for 24 new languages, bringing the total number of supported languages ​​to 133.

However, Google has never added as many languages ​​to Google Translate as it does now. Announce That Google Translate gets “Biggest expansion everThe company is adding support for 110 new languages, bringing the total number of supported languages ​​to 243.

In comparison, Apple Translate supports 20 languages, while Microsoft Translator supports 135. This gives Google the upper hand among the top three players.

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Google Translate now supports a total of 243 languages

According to Google, it achieved this feat with the help of the company’s large language model PaLM 2. Some of the newly supported languages ​​include Afar, Cantonese, Manx, NKo, Punjabi (Shahmukhi), Tamazight (Amazigh), and Tok Pisin.

Goog says 110 languages ​​newly added”They represent over 614 million speakers, opening up translations to about 8% of the world’s population.

Google also added that,Some of them are major global languages ​​spoken by more than 100 million people. Others are spoken by small indigenous communities, a few of which have almost no native speakers but active revitalization efforts.

A quarter of the 110 languages ​​come from Africa, including Fon, Kikongo, Luo, Ga, Swati, Venda, and Wolof, making this the largest expansion of African languages ​​on Google Translate to date.

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