Worth taking a look at http://translate.org.za
On Sunday, Aug 31, 2003, at 21:10 Africa/Johannesburg, Don Osborn wrote:
> In the interests of getting feedback on two small translator projects
> of Prof. Martha O'Kennon (Albion College, US) and promoting
> consideration of the potentials of computer(-assisted) translation for
> African languages generally, I've added a very simple page to the
> Bisharat site: http://www.bisharat.net/Trans . The page has links to
> her online translation programs for Xhosa (not new, but being revised)
> and Pulaar (and Fulfulde [Mali]) - each to & from English (except the
> Fulfulde version of the Pulaar translator). These are works in
> We'd be very interested to know of other current translator projects
> for or including African languages. There used to be something that
> "Pink Software" supposedly had for Afrikaans, Zulu, Tswana and
> Swahili, but I never tried it (perhaps it was more of a dictionary?).
> Also there is one project for Twi in early stages.
> It would be nice to also include something on the "computer assisted
> dialect adjustment" program(s?) that SIL has used for some languages.
> Thanks in advance...
> Don Osborn [log in to unmask]
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