Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Google Translate - Finally comes up with Hindi

Google has finally launched Hindi as one of the languages on its popular Google translate application. The move indicates the importance that the Google accords to the expanding Indian market.

The Google translator is a very useful tool for providing translation services to the net users. The availability of Hindi in its translation application will give a boost to search engine’s use in the Indian market.

Nonetheless, the product is useful in a very narrow sense that it cannot translate intricate phrases and sentences and can be of help only for a very limited purpose.

On this shortcoming the Google says, "We're working to support other languages and will introduce them as soon as the automatic translation meets our standards. It's difficult to project how long this will take, as the problem is complex and each language presents its own unique challenges”.

Those of you who want to try translating in Hindi try this