In the month of April, we added three more indigenous languages to the Amara language selector, and corrected the name of one. Read on to learn about Santali, Ho, Guarani and Paraguayan Guarani! Santali (sat) and Ho (hoc) While there are 22 languages officially recognized by the Indian Constitution, It’s hard to know how many … Continue reading Santali and Ho languages added, and Guarani language updated!
According to the American Press Institute, 85 percent of videos viewed on Facebook are watched without sound. This is often a choice for many users. But for others, this is a necessity in order to access the content. For those who are deaf or hard of hearing, captions are the only way to enjoy, and … Continue reading The Importance of Subtitling: Accessibility for All
Amara on Demand is hiring! We are actively hiring French, German, Hindi, Japanese and Korean translators and transcriptionists.
Thanks to 7,000 Languages Project and the Doyon Foundation, we’ve added four native Alaskan languages from the Athabascan language family to the Amara language selector this week: Hän, Gwich’in, Holikachuk, and Koyukon. 7,000 Languages seeks to “offer the best available technology for free use by speakers and supporters of languages largely ignored by commercial interests.” … Continue reading Native Alaskan languages added to Amara
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZfzvL1_x_k Amara users translate in hundreds of languages - we want the site and editor to be viewable in that many languages too! Rather than using automatic translation, we’re asking for the help of humans like yourself to translate the site’s content into your language. We’ve created a guide on our Knowledge Base and … Continue reading Help Translate the Amara site into your language!
One of the many great aspects of our partnership with Colours of the Alphabet is getting more detailed feedback about what we call different languages. We at Amara know that language matters, which is why we've recently updated the names of two languages on Amara based on feedback from native speakers from: Kinyarwanda, which is … Continue reading Language Name Updates: Kinyarwanda and Mooré
We all know the authors of those amazing Mathematical publication. But... who translated them?