Google has announced today that it has added 13 other languages to Google Translate including Sindhi. Some of the languages added today are Hawaiian, Amharic, Corsican, Frisian, Kyrgyz, Kurdish (Kurmanji), Luxembourgish, Scots Gaelic, Shona, Sindhi, Pashto and Xhosa.
This brings the total number of languages Google Translate supports to just over 100, making it simpler for people, no matter what language they speak, to communicate with one another. Now Sindhi speakers can type or handwrite a phrase on their phone or computer and it will be instantly translated into English, or vice versa.
With over 26 million Sindhi speaking citizens around the world, introducing Sindhi to Google Translate will help the new generation of Sindhis enrich their knowledge about their community.It will also be helpful for tourists visiting India making it easier for English and Sindhi speakers to communicate with each other, states the press releas of Google.
Google Translate was launched in 2006 in Russian, Arabic and Chinese. Today it supports over 100 languages, reaches over 500 million people around the world each month, and processes a million words a second. To make it easy to translate information across the web, Google Translate is also integrated into Google products like Chrome, Search, Gmail and YouTube.
Google Translate helps billions of people communicate and learn new languages, but it could always use a little help. With the Translate Community tool, people who know and love their language can directly contribute to helping improve the representation, accuracy and understanding of their language online.