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Google Translate feature request

Hanan Cohen [PersonRank 7]

Friday, April 30, 2010
8 years ago1,828 views

I want to enter text that I suspect was translated by Google Translate and get the original text.

Note – not to translate back to the original language but reverse the process of translation.

This process will enable me to Google the source text and find places on the web where it was published.

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

Interesting idea, Hanan, but I don't think it would ever be possible given that many different source texts could produce the exactly the same translation, so there would be no way to find the original language source version unless there was a massive database containing all translations that could confirm it was unique.

DPic [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

In addition, Google translate is constantly improving, so it wouldn't always yield the same results, making it even harder to trace back =

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