Bing Adds Translation Instant Answer

One of the great things about Live Search that has carried over to Bing is Instant Answers. There are shopping, travel and sports Instant Answers. Now, there are translation Instant Answers.

Type in the word or phrase you would like to have translated followed by the language. For example, I typed in "have a nice day in portuguese" and here's what Bing returned:


If you're translating to English, don't forget to include accent marks, otherwise you may not get the translation. But for your basic Instant Answers, it seems to work pretty good.

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Nathania was a Search Engine Watch news correspondent from 2008 to 2010. Before that, she held positions as Senior Editor at Bold Interactive and Search Marketing Copywriter at Fortune Interactive.