Microsoft India provides 4 new languages to Translator

NEW DELHI: Microsoft India on Thursday introduced the addition of three new Indian languages — Konkani, Maithili, and Sindhi, in Translator together with Sinhala, the official language of Sri Lanka.

Microsoft Translator now helps 16 Indian languages — Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Odia, Punjabi, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

“We’re excited to announce that we’re broadening our language capabilities to incorporate Maithili, Konkani, Sindhi, and Sinhala. We have fun and help India’s variety of language and tradition with essentially the most superior AI to allow India’s progress, by making entry to expertise pervasive,” Rajiv Kumar, Managing Director, Microsoft India, stated in a press release.

The corporate stated that customers can translate Konkani, Maithili, Sindhi, and Sinhala textual content, supported in additional than 125 languages, for his or her apps, web sites, workflows, and instruments with Azure Cognitive Companies Translator.

Over two million folks in India converse Konkani, primarily within the states of Goa, Maharashtra, and Karnataka. It’s also spoken by a large inhabitants in different components of India, akin to Kerala and Gujarat.

Maithili is spoken by over 75 million folks in India and Nepal.

It’s the second most generally spoken language in Bihar and can also be spoken in neighbouring states Jharkhand and West Bengal, the corporate stated.

Sindhi is spoken by over 20 million folks in India and several other different subcontinental international locations, whereas Sinhala is spoken by over 16 million folks in Sri Lanka, in addition to Malaysia and Singapore.

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