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Translation and Language Tools

Web pages are available in languages other than English.

Google provides a translation link to enable you to get the gist of pages written in some languages.

Results include a "Translate this page" link when Google finds a page in a language different from your language of choice.

Want to translate some text or a web page? Try the Translate feature available from the Language Tools link on Google's home page.

The Language Tools link on Google's home page

Google Language Translation Tool

If you want to translate some text or a page into a language other than those Google Language Translation Tool offers, check out Fagan Finder's Translation Wizard.

From the Preferences page, specify your global preferences, including

A screen shot showing that the Preferences link is to the right of the search box on Google's home page

You can restrict your searches to those pages written in the languages of your choice by setting the search language.

Google Search Language Preferences

By default, Google Web search includes all pages on the Web.

If you want to restrict results to a single language for a few queries, consider using the Language Tools menu option in the Google Toolbar, the Advanced Search page, or Language Tools.

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