Google, Mozilla and Wikimedia have joined forces to organize a “translathon” towards Maya, CNNMexico reports. The event took place last Thursday in the Mexican city of Merida, Yucatan, where 537,000 speak the language.
The purpose of this translation marathon was to make content available in Maya, which is still spoken in one of its variants by 6 million people across Latin America. As for the twenty-plus translators who volunteered for the project, they focused on creating useful content for local users.One of the key tasks the translators worked on was the creation of 500 Wikipedia pages in Maya
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