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Thursday, 10 July 2014 11:30

Gmail now supports Azerbaijani language


Google announced in a recent blog post that it has added 13 new languages to Gmail, with Azerbaijani among themб Caspian Energy News ( reports with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies (MCHT) of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Gmail was already available in 58 languages, and in bringing that total to 71 Google said its e-mail application now covers 94% of the world’s Internet population.


The 13 languages added to Gmail are as follows: Afrikaans, Azerbaijani, Chinese (Hong Kong), French (Canada), Galician, Georgian, Khmer, Lao, Mongolian, Nepali, Sinhala, and Zulu. “As any native speaker knows, each language has its own nuances, so we worked closely with linguists to make sure the tone and style are just right,” Google said.


As an example, Google highlighted how “inbox” is represented differently for Hong Kong and Taiwan Chinese even though both use traditional Chinese characters. All 13 languages have started rolling out to Gmail on the web and feature phone browsers.


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