Google Translate adds support for Odia language

Bhubaneswar: US based search engine giant Google has announced that it is adding support for five new languages to its translation service including Odia. The other languages added are Kinyarwanda, Tatar, Turkmen and Uyghur.

Now one can finally translate things from Odia. Odia is the language spoken in Odisha.

“Languages without a lot of web content have traditionally been challenging to translate, but through advancements in our machine learning technology, coupled with active involvement of the Google Translate Community, we have added support for five languages: Kinyarwanda, Odia (Oriya), Tatar, Turkmen and Uyghur,” Isaac Caswell Software Engineer, Google Translate said in a statement on Wednesday.

Google says that these new languages support both text and website translations.

“These languages, spoken by more than 75 million people worldwide, are the first languages we have added to Google Translate in four years, and expand the capabilities of Google Translate to 108 languages,” Caswell added.

(With inputs from IANS)

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