what website or software that can easily translate an entire english paragraph into french or german language?
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
learn at about.com
- Anonymous1 decade ago
No such thing...translation REQUIRES a human. There are too many variables...synonyms, homonyms, words that are spelled the same but mean different things. Past participles that are translated as past tense...idiomatic expressions, differences in word order, spelling errors.
How do you translate "bow"? Which way do you pronounce it? Does it mean to bend at the waist? or is it something you put in a little girl's hair? or something you use to shoot an arrow? or the front end of a boat? Or "played"? Is it the past tense or the past participle?
Can't be done.
At least, not YET. Never say never....they WILL eventually invent something that can think that well, but for now...you GOTTA LEARN HOW TO SPEAK THE LANGUAGES.
- Carver DescartesLv 61 decade ago
YOU NEED THE HUMAN TOUCH!!!
Babelfish, Google translate, etc. are good for looking up a word or two, but not for translating paragraphs. Language is too personal for a computer to handle.Source(s): Language Experience
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Try Google Translate
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- Bettina S.Lv 61 decade ago
Forget it. No website is able to understand the German or French language. That have to be done by real people.
- 4 years ago
Babelfish is good but quite inaccurate grammatically. It does give you a rough idea though. Alternatively you could always try and find someone who speaks French and ask them.
- Ali PatrikLv 51 decade ago
You can use Google translator, but still translation need a human touch, so after translating your paragraph you should match it to your original one by your self & arrange it.
- Gary BLv 51 decade ago
In my experience, translate.google.com does pretty well.
However, be very careful about just using the translation blindly. For specific work usage, we use wordreference.com. You should at least get a native speaker to read over it to make sure you don't put up some real howlers. :-)
- OdileLv 61 decade ago
All online translators do a mediocre job of translating. They translate literally. Use a dictionary and do it yourself.
- 1 decade ago
The language tools from Google are pretty good (http://www.google.com/language_tools?hl=en).
Or you may want to use 'Babel Fish' (http://babelfish.yahoo.com/)
Keep in mind that you still want to use your commen sense, 'cause these translator programs are not always right.Source(s): Google.com http://babelfish.yahoo.com/