TIP OF THE WEEK –
FOREIGN LANGUAGE TRANSLATION RESOURCES
If you need help with translations while doing your genealogy, realize there is help online beyond the popular utility Google Translate.
Start with a visit to the “Translation Services “ WIKI at FamilySearch.org :
Currently they have words list for 18 different languages. These lists contain common words you are likely to encounter in genealogy records for that country.
The FamilySearch Wiki also provides links to a half dozen popular online translation websites :
lesser known translation site recommended by Lisa Alzo of Internet
Genealgoy & Your Genealogy Today, especially for languages such as
Arabic, Greek, or Russian, is Yandex Translate. Yandex is a synchronized
translation for 95 languages, with predictive typing, dictionary with
transcription, pronunciation and usage examples, as well as many other
Finally. resources not to be ignored are your church or cultural organizations such as “The Sons of Italy”. Maybe they can provide the translation help you need.