Amazon has now integrated language translation services into Alexa. Prior to this update, 3rd party skills were required.
As of today, you can have Alexa translate English words and short phrases into Spanish, German, French, Japanese, Italian, and a few others. Amazon will be adding more over time and you can find out which languages are currently supported just by asking.
To have a phrase or word translated, say…
“Alexa, Translate [word / phrase] into [language].”
“Alexa, How do you say [word / phrase] in [language]?”
For some more difficult languages like Hindi and Mandarin, Alexa will automatically open the skill called “Translated” to complete the task.
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