What is the Tatoeba Project?

  • The Tatoeba Project is a group of people working on a corpus of sentences and their translations that can used by various projects under the Creative Commons - Attribution 2.0 license.

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Join the Tatoeba Project and Help by Contributing

The 2 Ways You Can Be the Most Helpful

  1. You can translate from a foreign language you know into your own native language or strongest language.
  2. You can create natural-sounding sentences in your own native language for others to translate into their native languages.

Some Basic Rules

  1. We want complete sentences.
  2. We want natural-sounding translations, not word-for-word direct translations.
  3. Don't add sentences from copyrighted sources.
(There are more Guidelines and Rules in the Wiki.)

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How to Contribute

  1. You can translate a sentence by clicking on this icon whenever you see it.
    • Please do not forget capital letters and punctuation.
  2. You can add alternate translations. ()
    • If you feel there are several possible translations, you can add them all.
    • Just make sure you are adding the translations to the other language. (In other words, don't add an English translation to an English sentence.)
  3. You can add comments to sentences.
    • If you find a mistake, leave a comment, suggesting a correction.

Register to Become a Contributor

  • After reading Some Basic Rules and How to Contribute above, you can register.