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Pfirsichbaeumchen Pfirsichbaeumchen July 16, 2021 July 16, 2021 at 10:15:38 PM UTC link Permalink

Tatoeba is being super slow for me.

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TRANG TRANG July 17, 2021 July 17, 2021 at 2:36:36 PM UTC link Permalink

Is it still the case now?

When Tatoeba is very slow, it can happen for all kinds of reasons. In your case I was thinking it could be caused by our daily backup of the database. But this happens at 23:00 UTC so it was not running yet when the website was slow for you.

If Tatoeba is very slow on a regular basis, try to write down when and let us know. We can check then if there's an automated process that makes things slow.

Otherwise, the slowness is most likely temporary and caused by an unusual usage of Tatoeba.

sharptoothed sharptoothed July 12, 2021 July 12, 2021 at 7:10:25 PM UTC link Permalink

** Stats & Graphs **

Tatoeba Stats, Graphs & Charts have been updated:

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AlanF_US AlanF_US July 14, 2021 July 14, 2021 at 6:20:22 PM UTC link Permalink

Thank you.

CK CK July 14, 2021 July 14, 2021 at 3:29:09 AM UTC link Permalink

** English Sentences with Lots of Translations into Certain Languages **

CK CK July 13, 2021 July 13, 2021 at 1:48:16 AM UTC link Permalink

** Native Speakers with Native Language Sentences **

7,647,556 native-speaker-owned sentences in 159 languages by these over 7,000 identified native speakers.

CK CK July 12, 2021 July 12, 2021 at 8:40:50 AM UTC link Permalink

** Translate English Sentences with Audio Using Pre-determined Searches **

I've updated this page.

Note that there are now 592,229 English sentences with audio.

bioforn01 bioforn01 July 10, 2021 July 10, 2021 at 1:16:57 PM UTC link Permalink

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lbdx lbdx July 10, 2021 July 10, 2021 at 7:32:03 AM UTC link Permalink

** Tatominer **

Thanks to Yorwba, Walentinio, Ahha, Guybrush88, shekitten, AlanF_US, ZegPhig, Shishir, Pfirsichbaeumchen, Thanuir, Wezel, aldar, carlosalberto, small_snow, Amastan, danepo, CK, tsp_2, marafon, GlossaMatik, Dejo, maaster, mraz, Cabo and cojiluc for their 151 contributions that helped move the project forward this week.

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Selena777 Selena777 July 7, 2021 July 7, 2021 at 5:06:36 PM UTC link Permalink

Hi, how can I know the number of a particular sentence in a search or a list without opening the sentence? Thanks in advance.

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Yorwba Yorwba July 7, 2021 July 7, 2021 at 8:31:18 PM UTC link Permalink

You can copy the link that leads to the sentences's page (right click on desktop, long press on mobile). The number is the last part of the URL. (I assume this is for mentioning the sentence number in a comment?)

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Selena777 Selena777 July 8, 2021 July 8, 2021 at 5:24:26 PM UTC link Permalink

To get the link I need to open the page of that sentence, right? Below, Alan suggested a good solution without opening it.

It's not for comments, it's for downloading audiofiles. I have a script which can do it. All I need to type the number of every particular sentence to download it. If I wish to make a set of audiofiles with some criteria, i.e. "someone have something" I need to go throught a search using some words i.e. "haben ein". I need to type the numbers of sentences that suit and skip sentences that don't suit. Clicking on every suitable sentences to get its number is annoying and time consuming, that's why I asked.

AlanF_US AlanF_US July 7, 2021, edited July 7, 2021 July 7, 2021 at 8:32:53 PM UTC, edited July 7, 2021 at 8:35:04 PM UTC link Permalink

There are several ways.

If the experimental option "Display sentences with the new design" from "Options" under "Settings" is enabled:

(1) At the top of the page, click the "up-down" button, which consists of a caret pointing up (^) above a caret pointing down (v) . This toggles the whole page between (a) a display that shows the sentence numbers and owners but doesn't show as many buttons above a sentence and (b) one that shows more buttons but hides the sentence number and owner.

(2) Click the "up-down" button above a specific sentence. It looks like the other "up-down" button, but only changes the display for that sentence.

(3) On a desktop computer, you can hover the mouse over the "i" icon on the right-hand side of a sentence. Then you can look at the address (for instance, "") at the bottom of the page. The number at the end of the sentence is the sentence number.

If that option is not enabled, you can see it on a desktop computer by hovering your mouse over the "#" icon to the left of a sentence.

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Selena777 Selena777 July 8, 2021 July 8, 2021 at 5:06:51 PM UTC link Permalink

Thanks, Alan.
The new design works and displays the numbers without any clicks.

saverius saverius July 7, 2021 July 7, 2021 at 9:25:50 AM UTC link Permalink

Could you add napolitan language?

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Shishir Shishir July 7, 2021 July 7, 2021 at 10:24:28 AM UTC link Permalink

Did you follow the steps?

(Copied from Ricardo14's profile)

Please, keep in mind that we need

✔ As many sentences as possible in the target language;
✔ A suitable flag;
✔ The ISO 639-3 code;
✔ A list which contains sentences in this language (you can create one here -
✔ Any information about this language (e.g.: );

So, send this information and any question you have to or PM the Language Team -

saverius saverius July 7, 2021 July 7, 2021 at 9:27:11 AM UTC link Permalink

¿Podrían poner la transcripción de idiomas con caracteres distintos al occidental? Por ejemplo: de las lenguas árabe, hebrea, persa, del ruso, etc...

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Shishir Shishir July 7, 2021 July 7, 2021 at 10:18:48 AM UTC link Permalink

Me encantaría que se hiciera pero lo veo difícil, porque en el caso del árabe, y seguramente del hebreo y del persa, hay muchas vocales que aunque se pronuncian no se escriben (solo las escriben en los cuentos para niños pequeños, libros para que los extranjeros principiantes aprendan el idioma y, que yo recuerde, libros religiosos, y la mayor parte de las frases en Tatoeba no están pensadas para esos fines concretos), así que se sabe qué vocales son porque reconocen la palabra por contexto pero iba a ser difícil automatizar la transcripción y que fuera correcto. En el caso del ruso la pronunciación de algunas vocales varía dependiendo de si es la sílaba tónica o no, así que tampoco es fácil pero quizá sea posible.