Saturday, April 23, 2016

How To Identify Any Language At A Glance

I was recently asked about translation services for genealogy documents.  We have all been there - faced with something written in a language we don't understand and no way to figure out what it is.

In another great example of "ask and you shall receive" - The Week just published an article on how to identify a foreign language by just looking at a letter or two.

Once you know what you are dealing with - I recommend you go to Babelfish's free online translator. I know that many of you use Google Translate.  It isn't bad - per se - but Google does not do a great job of translating.  If you really want a pro turning that gobbly-gook into English, try Babelfish.

Happy translating!

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