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DnlScrp DnlScrp 2 hours ago September 24, 2020 at 6:06:47 AM UTC link Permalink

Grazie per il servizio che fornite!
Mi piacerebbe poter selezionare più lingue per le traduzioni. Esempio, una frase in russo vederla tradotta in italiano, in inglese che è la lingua più utilizzata, in spagnolo etc. etc...
Большое спасибо.

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Guybrush88 Guybrush88 47 minutes ago September 24, 2020 at 7:58:28 AM UTC link Permalink

Intanto benvenuto/a su Tatoeba :)

Per quanto riguarda il poter selezionare più lingue per le traduzioni, al momento non è ancora possibile, però ho aperto un ticket nel sistema di tracciamento di bug / richieste di nuove funzionalità: https://github.com/Tatoeba/tatoeba2/issues/2562
così è possibile tener d'occhio da lì eventuali sviluppi e implementazioni di questa funzionalità (sarebbe comodo anche per me poter cercare più lingue per le traduzioni, quindi ottimo suggerimento)

Tepan Tepan 15 days ago September 8, 2020 at 12:29:38 PM UTC link Permalink

This project is really great! <3

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TRANG TRANG 10 days ago September 13, 2020 at 11:45:20 AM UTC link Permalink

Thank you! :)

Ricardo14 Ricardo14 8 hours ago September 24, 2020 at 12:43:51 AM UTC link Permalink

Agreed!!!!

sharptoothed sharptoothed yesterday September 22, 2020 at 1:46:16 PM UTC link Permalink

* Tatoeba Top 30 Languages Interactive Graphs * have been updated:

https://tatoeba.j-langtools.com/igraph/
https://tatoeba.j-langtools.com/igraph/share.html
https://tatoeba.j-langtools.com.../index-14.html

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Ricardo14 Ricardo14 8 hours ago September 24, 2020 at 12:40:52 AM UTC link Permalink

Thank you!!!!

driini driini yesterday September 23, 2020 at 8:13:46 AM UTC link Permalink

Ich habe gerade mehrmals versucht, eine Liste herunterzuladen, aber der Download-Dialog dafür öffnet sich nicht (wo ich sie speichern möchte) und ich finde sie auch nicht auf meinem Rechner.
Klappt das bei euch?

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AlanF_US AlanF_US 21 hours ago September 23, 2020 at 11:21:53 AM UTC link Permalink

Could you please tell us the list, your browser and operating system, and the ateps you're using?

rumpelstilzchen rumpelstilzchen 20 hours ago September 23, 2020 at 12:31:33 PM UTC link Permalink

Das Problem sollte behoben sein.
It should work again.

sharptoothed sharptoothed 21 days ago September 2, 2020 at 3:15:26 PM UTC link Permalink

* Tatoeba Most Translated Sentences Charts * charts have been updated:

https://tatoeba.j-langtools.com/mosttranslated/
https://tatoeba.j-langtools.com...ed/bylang.html
https://tatoeba.j-langtools.com...sentences.html

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CK CK 21 days ago September 3, 2020 at 1:42:38 AM UTC link Permalink

This (new?) one is an interesting idea.

Sentences translated by the largest number of members
https://tatoeba.j-langtools.com...sentences.html

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mccarras mccarras 19 days ago September 5, 2020 at 1:21:42 AM UTC link Permalink

Love this one!

lbdx lbdx 18 days ago September 5, 2020 at 10:02:17 AM UTC link Permalink

I also like the third table with the most popular sentences. It's funny to note that although 29% of English sentences contain the word "Tom", only 1% of the most popular sentences contain this word.

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Cabo Cabo 18 days ago, edited 18 days ago September 5, 2020 at 11:06:11 AM UTC, edited September 5, 2020 at 11:11:28 AM UTC link Permalink

Tom is popular, but the interjections (hello; bonjour), short and single sentences (Go!, What?), well-known phrases (How are you?; Je ne sais pas.) are the most popular ones amongst translators. It's not a big surprise.
Ask Tom. (short sentence); Hello, Tom. (interjection); My name is Tom. (well-known phrase)

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maaster maaster 18 days ago, edited 18 days ago September 5, 2020 at 6:45:32 PM UTC, edited September 5, 2020 at 6:57:24 PM UTC link Permalink

Ez így van. De vannak vegyes mondatok is; pl.: Hello, Tom. Hogy hívnak, Tom? Ez kolbász, Tom. Vagy valami hasonlók.

Ja, hogy ez a legnépszerűbb mondatokhoz íródott!

lbdx lbdx 18 days ago, edited 18 days ago September 6, 2020 at 8:31:20 AM UTC, edited September 6, 2020 at 8:31:58 AM UTC link Permalink

@Cabo You have a point. It would be interesting to compile the rankings of the most popular sentences in the last month alone. This would allow us to see how the situation evolves now that the most obvious sentences you mention are already widely covered.

brauchinet brauchinet 14 days ago, edited 14 days ago September 9, 2020 at 8:52:38 AM UTC, edited September 9, 2020 at 9:11:34 AM UTC link Permalink

Update of my previous post:
Original sentences within a given calendar week that attracted the most (direct and indirect) translations in the following 3 weeks.
The main point is that translations are to be in different languages and by different users. So, when a user translates their own sentence into different languages, these translations won’t count. Nonetheless, they can serve as a base for new (indirect) translations by other users.
I thought this little “competion” could give an idea which kind of recently added sentences members find interesting to translate. (hm…)


Week 31: 3 sentences with 5 translations
Sentence #8950897 [eng] (CK)
#8951011 [asm] Mohsin_Ali, #8951125 [rus] marafon, #8954378 [epo] Verdastelo, #8954395 [nld] martinod, #8958525 [lit] glavsaltulo
Sentence #8952548 [fra] (Julien_PDC)
#8969377 [rus] marafon, #8969471 [epo] soweli_Elepanto, #8969947 [deu] Esperantostern, #8971291 [ido] Idopauline, #8984793 [lit] glavsaltulo
Sentence #8952549 [fra] (Julien_PDC)
#8969376 [rus] marafon, #8969472 [epo] soweli_Elepanto, #8969946 [deu] Esperantostern, #8971294 [ile] Idopauline, #8984795 [lit] glavsaltulo

Week 32: 2 sentences with 8 translations
Sentence #8961864 [eng] (CK)
#8961903 [ces] Ergulis, #8962236 [ron] elenacristina260, #8967653 [rus] marafon, #8967884 [epo] Verdastelo, #8968842 [deu] Pfirsichbaeumchen, #8968854 [lit] glavsaltulo, #8969452 [jpn] small_snow, #8971264 [ido] Idopauline
Sentence #8962885 [eng] (CK)
#8963583 [epo] Verdastelo, #8963758 [rus] marafon, #8974936 [lit] glavsaltulo, #8979760 [por] JGEN, #9001683 [tur] soliloquist, #9001840 [deu] Pfirsichbaeumchen, #9003914 [spa] Shishir, #9003916 [ces] Ergulis

https://tatoeba.org/eng/wall/sh...#message_35918

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lbdx lbdx 14 days ago September 9, 2020 at 5:27:14 PM UTC link Permalink

I like the idea of measuring popularity over a few weeks time frame to spot the "weekly trending sentences".

On the other hand, it seems to me that it would be fairer to compare only the sentences of the same language and therefore not to take into account the indirect translations.

brauchinet brauchinet 4 days ago September 19, 2020 at 6:43:58 PM UTC link Permalink

One more update on “Most successful sentences per calendar week”:
Recently added original sentences that attracted the most translations in different languages by different members.

Week 33
7 translations:
Sentence #8967901 [eng] (CK) We got lost in the cave.
6 translations:
Sentence #8973283 [por] (Ricardo14) Sou do Brasil, e você?
Sentence #8977198 [por] (Ricardo14) É um prazer imenso.
Sentence #8978634 [eng] (CK) Tom's house is over there.

Week 34
7 translations:
Sentence #8984009 [eng] (CK) Tom isn't a socialist.
Sentence #8986800 [por] (Ricardo14) Eu falo grego, e você?
6 translations:
Sentence #8983956 [eng] (CK) Tom isn't colorblind.
Sentence #8985089 [por] (Ricardo14) Eu quero morar em Lisboa.
Sentence #8986338 [por] (Ricardo14) Carlos é espanhol e a esposa dele é alemã.
Sentence #8986803 [por] (Ricardo14) Eu falo um pouco de alemão.

https://tatoeba.org/eng/wall/sh...#message_35918

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Thanuir Thanuir 3 days ago September 20, 2020 at 11:14:41 AM UTC link Permalink

What would this look like if scaled by the number of translations the sentences in a given language usually get?

That is, divide the number of English translation of a given sentence by the average number of translations English sentences have, and so on for other languages.

This would tell how popular a particular sentence is, but would control for the fact that there are many more people translating from English than many other languages, for example.

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brauchinet brauchinet 3 days ago, edited 3 days ago September 20, 2020 at 6:38:19 PM UTC, edited September 20, 2020 at 6:43:17 PM UTC link Permalink

Intresting idea.
For a start, I tried to find out how many translations recently added original sentences got on average (by the standards defined: counting only one translation per language and user).

Quite astonishing:
In week 34, there were 2007 original English sentences: on average they got 0,239 direct translations and 0,264 translations including indirect ones.

Week 34
eng: 2007 / 0,239 / 0,264
deu: 100 / 0,25 / 0,28
fra : 62 / 0,5 / 0,62
rus: 393 / 0,01 / 0,022
por : 76 /1,11 / 1,447
fin : 7 /0 /0

Week 33
eng : 1196 / 0,392 / 0,497
deu : 45 / 0,022 / 0,088
fra : 76 / 0,105 / 0,223
rus: 487 / 0,024 / 0,029
por : 126 / 0,690 / 0,944
fin : 2 / 0 / 0


Does that mean Portuguese is much more popular than English?

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Thanuir Thanuir 3 days ago September 20, 2020 at 7:02:50 PM UTC link Permalink

It does certainly mean that Portuguese sentences are translated more often and quickly than English ones, but this might be because there is someone actively translating new Portuguese sentences, whereas for English there might be too many sentences for people to translate with as much dedication.

It would require more investigation.

A longer time window might be relevant, thought; I don't personally focus on translating new sentences, most of the time, and see little reason to do so. So maybe look at the average number of translations ever and compare to that? It should tell which sentences are disproportionally popular at the moment.

Tango Tango 5 days ago September 18, 2020 at 7:02:57 PM UTC link Permalink

Hi, my name is Tango, I just joint tatoeba to contribute a translation for our native language, I read on how I can add it in this article https://en.wiki.tatoeba.org/art...nguage-request but on my profile I can't seem to find a way to add it. any help would be very apprecitated.

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TRANG TRANG 5 days ago September 18, 2020 at 9:39:02 PM UTC link Permalink

Hi Tango and welcome! :)

You will have to wait that your language request is implemented and deployed before you can add the language in your profile. This can take a week or two.

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Tango Tango 5 days ago September 18, 2020 at 9:44:39 PM UTC link Permalink

Thank you Trang for the quick update, will look forward for it to be integrated.

morbrorper morbrorper 12 days ago, edited 12 days ago September 12, 2020 at 7:09:11 AM UTC, edited September 12, 2020 at 7:13:33 AM UTC link Permalink

Most often, when I perform an exact search for a Japanese sentence I have found at Clozemaster, the search doesn't find anything. However, if I set "Is orphan" and "Is unapproved" to Any, the sentence will be found. I find it very irritating that I have to go through that extra step, especially if the first search is lengthy.

Try this one: https://tatoeba.org/eng/sentenc...rom=und&to=und

I can possibly understand that Tatoeba does not want to pollute the search results with dodgy sentences, but when there is an exact match I think an exception should be made.

Another issue is why there are so many Japanese sentences that seem to be mostly forgotten, having no owner and sometimes with very "imaginative" English translations. Might this partly be because they are hidden by the search interface?

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CK CK 12 days ago September 12, 2020 at 8:45:36 AM UTC link Permalink

Bookmark this URL.
It's a pre-filled advanced search form with what you want.

https://tatoeba.org/eng/sentenc...&sort_reverse=

The pre-filled search form option is something that was added recently.

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morbrorper morbrorper 11 days ago September 12, 2020 at 9:26:15 AM UTC link Permalink

Thanks, that helps a bit, but not when I issue the search directly from Clozemaster.

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AlanF_US AlanF_US 11 days ago, edited 11 days ago September 12, 2020 at 12:06:54 PM UTC, edited September 12, 2020 at 12:12:23 PM UTC link Permalink

I suggest posting a request at Clozemaster for them to change the parameters of the query issued to include at least orphans (unapproved might be more problematic) when searching for a full sentence. Searching for a single word is probably a different story, since you would probably get enough good matches without relaxing the criteria.

Many of our Japanese sentences come from the Tanaka Corpus, and we've had too few Japanese-speaking members to fix all the problems with it.

http://www.edrdg.org/wiki/index.php/Tanaka_Corpus

Cabo Cabo 6 days ago September 18, 2020 at 5:18:44 AM UTC link Permalink

Are you sure that all of the sentences originate from here?
Or maybe the sentence was rewritten but on clozemaster the infomation hasn't changed.
I also not found one of its English sentence pair so far. (in first 100 most used words list)

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morbrorper morbrorper 6 days ago September 18, 2020 at 7:00:48 AM UTC link Permalink

Judging from my experience, I am quite sure. I don't think Clozemaster uses any other corpus than Tatoeba, and Clozemaster does not rewrite sentences, to my knowledge.

It seems that Clozemaster fetched all its Japanese sentences from Tatoeba some five to eight years ago, so any changes made after that are not reflected in its corpus. On the other hand, not a lot seems to have happened with these sentences here at Tatoeba in the meantime, anyway. But if you don't find a particular sentence, it might have been deleted.

sharptoothed sharptoothed 10 days ago September 13, 2020 at 4:39:07 PM UTC link Permalink

** Stats & Graphs **

Tatoeba Stats, Graphs & Charts have been updated:
https://tatoeba.j-langtools.com/allstats/

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Guybrush88 Guybrush88 10 days ago September 13, 2020 at 10:03:04 PM UTC link Permalink

thanks

CK CK 9 days ago September 14, 2020 at 11:48:53 PM UTC link Permalink

51 usernames from sharptoothed's Tatoeba User Activity Chart from last week had both a tcnt/scnt over 1 and over 1,000 native language sentences.

aldar, alexmarcelo, arh, Balamax, bandeirante, bill, brauchinet, bunbuku, CH, CK, CM, CN, danepo, deniko, diegohn, dotheduyet1999, elenacristina260, Esperantostern, felix63, felvideki, gillux, GrizaLeono, Hybrid, lbdx, LeeSooHa, Luiaard, manese, marafon, MarijnKp, martinod, Micsmithel, morbrorper, mraz, Ninja, Nylez, Objectivesea, odexed, ondo, PaulP, Pfirsichbaeumchen, po_slovensky, Ricardo14, sacredceltic, Selena777, sharptoothed, shekitten, Shishir, Silja, small_snow, Tepan, Yorwba

Source URL: https://tatoeba.j-langtools.com...=1&chtype=alla

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Thanuir Thanuir 9 days ago September 15, 2020 at 4:32:48 AM UTC link Permalink

tcnt/scnt?

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deniko deniko 8 days ago, edited 8 days ago September 15, 2020 at 3:20:53 PM UTC, edited September 15, 2020 at 3:21:04 PM UTC link Permalink

tcnt/scnt is this guy:

https://i.imgur.com/KSwx03t.png

If it's 1.5 this means 1000 of your sentences have 1500 translations directly linked to it (on average).

If it's <1 this means you add a lot of sentences without translations.

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Cabo Cabo 8 days ago September 15, 2020 at 5:05:30 PM UTC link Permalink

This number only means that how many sentences are connected your sentences.

"If it's <1 this means you add a lot of sentences without translations."
If I write only one sentence (and not translate it), but 8 other contributor tranlates that, then my tcnt/scnt number is 8.

Thanuir Thanuir 8 days ago September 15, 2020 at 6:35:04 PM UTC link Permalink

So this is a measure of

1. how popular your language is (as a foreign language)
2. how convenient (easy, short, simple) your sentences are to translate
3. how many sentences you write as translations of others, rather than as original sentences.

I would say that it is not particularly virtuous to aim for a high number here.

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AlanF_US AlanF_US 8 days ago September 15, 2020 at 10:36:56 PM UTC link Permalink

I agree with you.

soliloquist soliloquist 8 days ago, edited 7 days ago September 15, 2020 at 8:15:59 PM UTC, edited September 16, 2020 at 11:29:12 AM UTC link Permalink

I don't quite understand how tcnt/scnt is determined.

The user below has 3 sentences all of which are linked to a translation, so I would expect their tcnt/scnt to be 1, but it is 0.3 on the chart.

https://tatoeba.org/eng/activit...ces_of/nnireyh


And this user's ratio is 0.8 on the chart although their all sentences are linked to a translation.

https://tatoeba.org/eng/activit..._of/0sigmaone0

What am I missing?

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sharptoothed sharptoothed 8 days ago September 16, 2020 at 5:23:36 AM UTC link Permalink

It looks like "Count only native contributions" checkbox is checked. Uncheck it and you'll see what you expected. I can't explain it right now, sorry. Maybe there's a bug in my scripts. I'll try to find it out.

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soliloquist soliloquist 7 days ago September 16, 2020 at 11:27:43 AM UTC link Permalink

Thanks. I'm sorry to have bothered you.

The user glavsaltulo has 31,220 sentences (31,193 of them are in their native language, Lithuanian).

https://tatoeba.org/eng/activit...of/glavsaltulo

And only 4 of their sentences are untranslated.

https://tatoeba.org/eng/sentenc...&sort_reverse=

But their tcnt/scnt is 0.50 on the chart when 'Count only native contributions' is checked.

So there must be something that decreases this number other than untranslated and non-native sentences.

Unchecking that checkbox gives a more accurate number as you mentioned.

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sharptoothed sharptoothed 7 days ago September 16, 2020 at 7:54:29 PM UTC link Permalink

When that checkbox is checked only sentences created by natives counted. That is, if a member has 3 sentences and all of them are translated once but only one sentence belongs to a native then the ratio will be 1/3.

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soliloquist soliloquist 7 days ago, edited 5 days ago September 16, 2020 at 9:06:52 PM UTC, edited September 18, 2020 at 10:38:33 PM UTC link Permalink

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sharptoothed sharptoothed 6 days ago September 17, 2020 at 4:39:17 PM UTC link Permalink

"Count only native contributions" is unchecked by default and saved in cookies, as far as I remember. This checkbox is for those who needs statistics for native contributors.

Ricardo14 Ricardo14 8 days ago September 15, 2020 at 4:12:21 PM UTC link Permalink

Shouldn't the Hebrew sentences be RTL?

> https://tatoeba.org/eng/sentenc...&sort_reverse=

> https://tatoeba.org/eng/contributions/latest/heb

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AlanF_US AlanF_US 8 days ago September 15, 2020 at 10:41:25 PM UTC link Permalink

They are displayed right-to-left, but I think your question is whether they should be right-justified rather than left-justified, correct?

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Ricardo14 Ricardo14 8 days ago September 16, 2020 at 5:29:56 AM UTC link Permalink

Yes, indeed. Thank you!

thebpogroup thebpogroup 8 days ago September 16, 2020 at 3:37:04 AM UTC link Permalink
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