I used to rely on Google's "translated foreign pages" tool, but it was discontinued in May 2013. Are there any other search engines that can retrieve search results in multiple languages using translated search queries?

I was using this tool to cross-reference articles on Wikipedia in several different languages, but I now have no suitable tool for this task.

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    – Izzy
    Dec 19, 2014 at 13:39
  • @Izzy This question already describes the feature that I'm looking for: "Are there any other search engines that can retrieve text in multiple languages using translated search queries?". Dec 19, 2014 at 18:15
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    How do you specify which texts it should retrieve: search terms, URLs, ...? What format do you expect them to return: list of URLs, multi-column text, XML, some other specific format? First thing coming to my mind is Linguee, but that rather focuses on search terms than on specific articles (and AFAIK only gives "German <-> otherLang").
    – Izzy
    Dec 19, 2014 at 18:29
  • @Izzy "Translated foreign pages" had the same format as any other Google search results page, containing a list of links and page descriptions. This is the format that is used by most web search engines. Feb 15, 2016 at 5:29
  • Hm. Could you take a look at linguee.de then? Would that fit your requirements? That's what I use frequently. It doesn't translate itself, but checks for multi-lingual sites and puts the relevant phrases next to each other, so you get some context on your search terms.
    – Izzy
    Feb 15, 2016 at 6:07

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There is a search engine called 2lingual that can provide translated search results in multiple languages. The search engine uses Google to provide its results, so it is very similar to the "translated foreign pages" feature.

  • How does this help? It searches for pages written in one of two languages. It does not translate the resultant pages as OP requested.
    – Mawg
    Feb 11, 2016 at 8:30
  • @Mawg This solution isn't ideal, but it's the best one that I have found so far. Fortunately, there are several command-line translators that can be used to generate a list of Google search queries in multiple languages. Instead of writing a new search engine, I would only need to write a script that generated a list of search URLs. Feb 15, 2016 at 5:38

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