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International Refugee Law: Sources To Support Safe Harbor Participants & Other Interns: Translators

Machine Translators & Links to Online Dictionaries

Each website below includes a pull-down menu of languages covered by the translation tool.  Machine translators are not yet equivalent to human translators.     

Google Translate

Bing Translator (upgraded version of Yahoo! Babel Fish)

In Comparative Evaluation of Online Machine Translation Systems with Legal Texts, 100 L. Libr. J. 299, 316 (2008), Chunyu Kit and Tak Ming Wong stated that a particular strength of Babel Fish was translating from Greek or Russian to English.


In 2008, Chunyu Kit and Tak Ming Wong noted that PROMPT (a predecessor to Online-Translator) was slightly better at translating from Portuguese to English.

Omniglot links to online dictionaries

Translators, Interpreters & Linguists