japanese

Received an article via email:

YouTube to Be Available in 7 Additional Languages

From the article:

The new sites — in French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, Polish and Dutch — will feature local language home pages, videos, rankings, searches and comments, as well as partners like Rai, the Italian broadcaster, the French magazine Glamour, V2 Music in the Netherlands and Real Madrid, the Spanish soccer team.

Local sites also started on Tuesday in English for Britain and Ireland, with partners like the BBC. Other countries, including Germany, are to follow. “This is just the beginning,” Mr. Chen said.

YouTube, which Google bought last year, already has a global audience, with more than half of its viewers outside of the United States, Mr. Chen said.

World Nomads iPod Language Guides LogoI ran across a post by deXta and wanted to put in an article about World Nomads iPod Language Guides for many languages, including:

spanish
thai
indonesian
lao
hindi
bahasa indonesia
french
vietnamese
japanese
italian
chinese

Transparent Language software is available in 41 languages!

English - I love you
Afrikaans - Ek het jou lief
Albanian - Te dua
Arabic - Ana behibak (to male)
Arabic - Ana behibek (to female)
Armenian - Yes kez sirumen
Bambara - M'bi fe
Bengali - Ami tomake bhalobashi (pronounced: Amee toe-ma-kee bhalo-bashee)
Belarusian - Ya tabe kahayu
Bisaya - Nahigugma ako kanimo
Bulgarian - Obicham te
Cambodian - Soro lahn nhee ah
Cantonese Chinese - Ngo oiy ney a
Catalan - T'estimo
Cherokee - Tsi ge yu i (Thanks Nancy!)
Cheyenne - Ne mohotatse
Chichewa - Ndimakukonda
Chinese - 我爱你 (wo ai ni)
Corsican - Ti tengu caru (to male)
Creol - Mi aime jou
Croatian - Volim te
Czech - Miluji te
Danish - Jeg Elsker Dig
Dutch - Ik hou van jou
Elvish - Amin mela lle (from The Lord of The Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien)
Esperanto - Mi amas vin
Estonian - Ma armastan sind
Ethiopian - Afgreki'
Faroese - Eg elski teg
Farsi - Doset daram
I LOVE YOU - in different languages bracelet Filipino - Mahal kita
Finnish - Mina rakastan sinua
French - Je t'aime, Je t'adore
Frisian - Ik h�ld fan dy
Gaelic - Ta gra agam ort
Georgian - Mikvarhar
German - Ich liebe dich
Greek - S'agapo
Gujarati - Hoo thunay prem karoo choo
Hiligaynon - Palangga ko ikaw
Hawaiian - Aloha Au Ia`oe
Hebrew (Thanks Lilach)
Hebrew to male: "ani ohev otcha" (said by male) "Ohevet ot'cha" (said by female)
Hebrew to female: "ani ohev otach" (said by male) "ohevet Otach" (said by female) Hiligaynon - Guina higugma ko ikaw
Hindi - Hum Tumhe Pyar Karte hae
Hmong - Kuv hlub koj
Hopi - Nu' umi unangwa'ta
Hungarian - Szeretlek(Thanks D�ra!)
Icelandic - Eg elska tig
Ilonggo - Palangga ko ikaw
Indonesian - Saya cinta padamu
Inuit - Negligevapse
Irish - Taim i' ngra leat
Italian - Ti amo
Japanese - Aishiteru
or
anata ga daisuki desu
Kannada - Naanu ninna preetisuttene
Kapampangan - Kaluguran daka
Kiswahili - Nakupenda
Konkani - Tu magel moga cho
Korean - Sarang Heyo
or
Nanun tangshinul sarang hamnida
Latin - Te amo
Latvian - Es tevi miilu
Lebanese - Bahibak
Lithuanian - Tave myliu
Luxembourgeois - Ech hun dech g�er
Macedonian - Te Sakam
Malay - Saya cintakan mu / Aku cinta padamu
Malayalam - Njan Ninne Premikunnu
Maltese - Inhobbok
Mandarin Chinese - 我爱你 (wo ai ni)
Marathi - Me tula prem karto
Mohawk - Kanbhik
Moroccan - Ana moajaba bik
Nahuatl - Ni mits neki
Navaho - Ayor anosh'ni
Norwegian - Jeg Elsker Deg
Pandacan - Syota na kita!!
Pangasinan - Inaru Taka
Papiamento - Mi ta stimabo
Persian - Doo-set daaram
Pig Latin - Iay ovlay ouyay
Polish - Kocham Ciebie
Portuguese - Eu te amo
Romanian - Te iubesc
Russian - Ya tebya liubliu
Scot Gaelic - Tha gra\dh agam ort
Serbian - Volim te
Setswana - Ke a go rata
Sign Language - ,\,,/ (represents position of fingers when signing'I Love You')
Sindhi - Maa tokhe pyar kendo ahyan
Sioux - Techihhila
Slovak - Lu`bim ta
Slovenian - Ljubim te
Spanish - Te quiero / Te amo
Swahili - Ninapenda wewe
Swedish - Jag alskar dig
Swiss-German - Ich lieb Di
Surinam - Mi lobi joe
Tagalog - Mahal kita
Taiwanese - Wa ga ei li
Tahitian - Ua Here Vau Ia Oe
Tamil - Nan unnai kathalikaraen
Telugu - Nenu ninnu premistunnanu
Thai - Chan rak khun (to male)
Thai - Phom rak khun (to female)
Thai (informal) Rak te (thx CAF!)
Turkish - Seni Seviyorum
Ukrainian - Ya tebe kahayu
Urdu - mai aap say pyaar karta hoo
Vietnamese - Anh ye^u em (to female)
Vietnamese - Em ye^u anh (to male)
Welsh - 'Rwy'n dy garu di
Yiddish - Ikh hob dikh
Yoruba - Mo ni fe

I was interested in finding out which languages are the most commonly used on the Internet. My search led me to the following resource:

Internet World Stats for the 10 Most Used Languages on the Web

I wanted to give a little bit of web love out to a great site that has loads and loads of links to online resources for learning world languages. It is called I Love Languages.

I just added a couple of resources.

The first is a unique site that lets you create your own flashcards called The Flashcard Exchange.

The other is a fabulous Italian language resource called The Italian Online Classroom.

I just added a couple of podcasts for learning Japanese. I am trying to balance out the amount of resources for each language, and Japanese had the fewest, so I started there!

Here is what I added:

Learn Japanese Podcast at LibSyn
Learn Japanese at Japancast.net Podcast

Both are great podcasts with lots of info, so for all you Japanese learners out there, have at 'em.

Four new resources were added today for Japanese, English and Spanish learners:

Machigai Podcast
Spanish Survival Guide Podcast
The Rob and Bob Show English Lessons Podcast
English Feed English Listening Practice Podcast

For a full list of the current feeds available on this site, please visit the web feeds section.

There are thousands of languages living on Earth. It will be quite some time until I am able to list all of these here! However, I am adding this page in case people are interested in finding out more information about some of the world's more widely-spoken languages, and are not yet aware of the wonders of Wikipedia.

For each language listed below, there are either two or three links.

- The first link is to the Wikipedia page in English about the language.
- The second is a link to the Wikipedia home page for content in the language (e.g., all the existing content written in the language itself).
- The third is a link to the Wikibook in English about the language.

If you are interested specifically in how to learn a language, have a look at How to Learn a Language. If you want to see all the language resources available on Wikibooks, check out the Wikibooks Languages Bookshelf. And quickly, for those who might be interested, navigate over to the Wikipedia List of Languages!

Arabic

Arabic Language on Wikipedia
Wikipedia - العربية
Wikibook about Arabic

Chinese (Mandarin)

Mandarin Chinese Language on Wikipedia
Wikipedia - 中文
Learn Mandarin Chinese with Wikibooks

Czech

Czech Language on Wikipedia
Wikipedia - Česky
Wikibook about Czech

Dutch

Dutch Language on Wikipedia
Wikipedia - Nederlands
Wikibook about Dutch

English

English Language on Wikipedia
Wikipedia - English
Wikibook about English

French

French Language on Wikipedia
Wikipedia - français
Wikibook about French

German

German Language on Wikipedia
Wikipedia - Deutsch
Wikibook about German

Hebrew

Hebrew Language on Wikipedia
Wikipedia - עברית
Wikibook about Hebrew

Hungarian

Hungarian Language on Wikipedia
Wikipedia - Magyar
Wikibook about Hungarian

Italian

Italian Language on Wikipedia
Wikipedia - italiano
Wikibook about Italian

Japanese

Japanese Language on Wikipedia
Wikipedia - 日本語
Wikibook about Japanese

Korean

Korean Language on Wikipedia
Wikipedia - 한국어
Wikibook about Korean

Polish

Polish Language on Wikipedia
Wikipedia - Polski
Wikibook about Polish

Portuguese

Portuguese Language on Wikipedia
Wikipedia - português
Wikibook about Portuguese

Russian

Russian Language on Wikipedia
Wikipedia - Русский
Wikibook about Russian

Slovakian

Slovakian Language on Wikipedia
Wikipedia - Slovenčina
Wikibook about Slovakian

Spanish

Spanish Language on Wikipedia
Wikipedia - español
Wikibook about Spanish

Swedish

Swedish Language on Wikipedia
Wikipedia - Svenska
Wikibook about Swedish

I hope this page feeds Free Language users' understanding of languages, as well as spreading the word about Wikipedia and Wikibooks, as well as Wikimedia in general.

These links will eventually be sorted into the language-learning resources for all languages on the site.

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