Monday, July 20, 2020

What's New on Tatoeba? - Your biweekly recap #21

What's New on Tatoeba will be published biweekly until the end of August.


  • We have two new issues solved on internal code since last time.
  •  Information about original sentences is now available in the "Base of Sentences" section of the Downloads page. Thanks to ftumsh.
  •  All the export files are split by language. Thanks to lbdx for the scripts that splits our exports, and to gillux and rumpelstilzchen for helping to optimize the solution.
  •  A few external projects are now ready to receive feedback. You are kindly invited to check them out and share your thoughts!


  • The vocabulary count has been fixed. Thanks to AlanF_US for reporting the issue and rumpelstilzchen for fixing it.
  • Searching sentences with a question mark at the end no longer returns an error page. Thanks to CK for reporting this and gillux for fixing it.
  • rumpelstilzchen solved a bug where the search was returning sentences in the wrong language. Thanks to him for the fix and to brauchinet for reporting it.
  • The landing page is now responsive. Thanks to Trang for implementing this and to everyone for testing.
  • Logs on our servers are now a bit less cluttered. Thanks to rumpelstilzchen for taking care of this, and to gillux for suggesting it.



  • Tatoeba is supporting eight new languages: Chinook Jargon, Southern Subanen, Ancient Hebrew, Pali, Baluchi, South Levantine Arabic, Southern Haida and Northern Haida.
  • Serbian has been enabled on production as a UI language.
  • Several other UI languages have been enabled on dev: Bulgarian, Filipino, Turkmen, Croatian, Slovak and Balushi.
As usual, thanks to all the members who helped to translate the website!

If you'd like to help to the development of Tatoeba, report issues, or are just curious, have a look at the GitHub repository.

If you want to help us translate the website to your language, you can join us on Transifex: and check this article on the wiki

If you're especially happy with one of the updates, don't hesitate to personally thank our developers :) They're working in the shadow but they'll be glad to hear your feedback.