The Tatoeba Project
A Corpus of Multilingual Sentence Equivalents

  • 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.

Example Page: Sentence #1037893

Using Our Data

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Join the Tatoeba Project and Help

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.)

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.
  3. You can add comments to sentences.
    • If you find a mistake, leave a comment, suggesting a correction.

Register to Become a Contributor

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