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Geek Tip: Use Google Translate While Traveling

Google has announced it has updated its automatic translation search to include single dictionary definitions. Up until now, the Google translation software has been handy for getting translations of complete sentences, paragraphs, and documents, but the new bilingual dictionary function means you will get translations for the many possible meanings a word might have.

This will not only be a great resource for smartphone totting travelers, but also language students who want to "cheat" on their vocab homework and look up words faster. With Google Translate if you want to know how to say "play" in Spanish, you can use our dictionary translation and learn that depending on the context it can be "jugar," "tocar," or "obra", among others. Test out Google Translate.

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slyxsoy slyxsoy 9 years
..I think the only reason I did most of my Spanish homework in high school was because of Google Translate. I owe it so much =)
KandiQTC KandiQTC 9 years
I just got done playing with Google Translation BETA, and just like with any (especially online & FREE) machine translators be careful and realize that they don't anyways give contextually correct answers. ^=^;; Generally, I have noticed, since most of the online machine translator things I've tried using are produced by English speaking natives, the further the language you put into translate (into English) deviates from English grammatical rules, the more "funny" the translation might become. ^=^;; Not to say you shouldn't use them tho. They are quite handy at times! ;D
partysugar partysugar 9 years
Geek, my mom could not stop talking about this all weekend. Seriously she told everyone: did you know google has a translation page?? Yes I read it on GeekSugar...
saffy1227 saffy1227 9 years
cool
impress impress 9 years
iphone i'm loveing uuuuuuuuuu, i will even love u more when you'r here will me....
impress impress 9 years
Hey bebe what are you doing There still, IPHONE...... (MY GOOD FABULOUS LOOKS WILL DO THE TALKING FOR ME BEBE ) oooohhhhh i see is good being famous, but sweet sugar pie darling iphone is time to come home to ma ma!!!!
rachelface rachelface 9 years
I love Google. I was just talking to my coworker about how awesome they are about two minutes ago. I really love their moble 411. It has yet to fail me.
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