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You can now use Google Translate to translate articles on Wikipedia

Communications Technology Wikipedia

Studies estimate that there are more than 7,000 languages spoken around the world. Wikipedia exists in about 300 of them. That’s about 4 percent of some of the world’s languages documenting some of the world’s knowledge. Consider the Arabic language. With more than 420 million speakers, it’s one of the most widely spoken languages in….

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After hitting 300,000 translations, what’s next for our content translation tool?

From the archives Technology

Volunteer community members have used our content translation tool to create over 300,000 articles, thereby spreading knowledge across language barriers. The tool has had already a positive impact in many Wikipedia communities, and now the Wikimedia Foundation's Language team is working on a new and improved version.

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You can now translate Wikipedia articles from Spanish into Basque, thanks to an open source machine learning tool

From the archives Internationalization and localization Technology Wikipedia

The Wikimedia Foundation's Language team worked with a team from the University of the Basque Country and the Elhuyar Foundation to make it easier to translate Wikipedia articles from Spanish into Basque.

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