Tuesday, August 25, 2009

זעץ דיין דאָקומענט - Translate your documents from Yiddish

Yiddish has taken another high-tech step on the information highway — Google, which bills itself as the most popular English-language search engine in the world, just introduced a Yiddish version.
Google isn't saying why it added Yiddish to its roster of common and more-obscure language sites, which includes Afrikaans, Latvian and Punjabi. It didn't make a formal announcement, and a Google spokesman did not return a call for comment from this paper. (JWR)
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Note: You can view this blog in Yiddish (or any other language offered by Google) by clicking the Google Translate feature on the right hand part of this page.

2 comments:

  1. There is also an official Google search page in Yiddish - http://www.google.com/intl/yi/

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  2. this is amazing. I have used this previously for help with other languages, but I have many documents in Yiddish that have been inaccessible to me up until now. I think it's time to get a Yiddish font installed!

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