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Word or two about our translation tool

Our Lao to English Translation Tool is powered by Google Translation API. You can start typing on the left-hand text area and then click on the "Translate" button. Our app then translates your lao word, phrase, or sentence into english.

The translation only takes a few seconds and allows up to 500 characters to be translated in one request. Although this translation is not 100% accurate, you can get a basic idea and with few modifications, it can be pretty accurate. This translation software is evolving day by day and Google Engineers are working on it to make lao to English Translation more intelligent and accurate. Hopefully, one day it will produce near to perfect translation!

Lao language is widely spoken. More than 20 million people around the world speak this language. For those Lao Speaker whose english is not strong, translating Lao to English could be quite difficult. Many websites provide services to translate english for a few dollars. While it is a good idea to pay for translating lots of text (such as books, articles) and for professional service, there is no point paying for commonly used sentences, greeting messages, and other informal use. For these purposes, this tool can be used.

You can copy the translated text and then share them either on social media such as Facebook, Twitter or email it to your friends or family. They may think you are English speaking cool kids.

If you have any suggestions, and the translated sentence is way too funny then please share with us on our Facebook page. Finally, don't forget to give us a like and share it on Facebook with your loved one.

Features you should know:

English meaning will be translated into Lao meaning. For e.g. typing "ລາວແມ່ນຊື່ສຽງສໍາລັບພູມສັນຖານທີ່ສວຍງາມຂອງຕົນ, ຫມູ່ບ້ານຊົນເຜົ່າແລະບ່ອນທີ່ບໍ່ໄດ້ຖືກຄົ້ນພົບ" will be translated into "Laos is famous for its great scenery, ethnic villages and unexplored corners"

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Commonly Spoken Lao to English Phrases

ຂ້ອຍຮັກເຈົ້າ - (khony hak chao)
I Love you
ຍິນດີຕ້ອນຮັບ - (nyinditonhab)
ສະບາຍດີ - (sabaidi)
ສະບາຍດີບໍ? - (sa bai di bo)
How are you?
ຂ້ອຍສະບາຍດີແລະເຈົ້າເດ? - (khony sa bai di lae chao de)
I’m fine and you?
ເຈົ້າຊື່ຫຍັງ? - (chao su jang)
What is your name?
ຍິນດີທີ່ໄດ້ຮູ້ຈັກ - (nyin di thi dai hu chak)
Pleased to meet you
ຂອບໃຈ - (khob chai)
Thank you
ຂໍໂທດ / ຂໍອະໄພ - (khoothd / khooaphai)
Excuse me / Sorry
ຂໍໂທດ/ຂໍອະໄພ - (khoothd khooaphai)
See you!
ເຈົ້າເວົ້າພາສາອັງກິດໄດ້ບໍ່? - (chao vao pha sa ang kid dai bo)
Do you speak English?
ຂ້ອຍບໍ່ເຂົ້າໃຈ - (khony bokhaochai)
I don’t understand
ກະລຸນາເວົ້າຊ້າໆ - (kaluna vao sa)
Please speak slowly
ຫ້ອງນ້ຳຢູ່ໃສ? - (hong nam yusai)
Where are the restrooms?
ຂ້ອຍສາມາດປ່ຽນເງິນໄດ້ບໍ? - (khony samad pian ngoen daibo)
Can I change money?
ນີ້ລາຄາເທົ່າໃດ? - (ni la kha theoa dai)
How much is this?
ມັນແພງເກີນໄປ! - (manaephng koenpai)
It’s too expensive!
ກະລຸນາເວົ້າມັນອີກຄັ້ງ - (kaluna vao man ikkhang)
Please say it again
ຊ້າຍ / ຂວາ / ກົງ - (sai / khuaa / kong)
Left / Right / Straight

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How does Lao To English text translation works?

Our translation service either use Google or Microsoft to translate the text you have typed in lao.

Whenever you type a word, sentence or phrase in lao - we send API requests to either Google or Microsoft for a translation. In return, they send back a response with a translated text in english.

Their system use machine-language technologies to bring together some cutting edge technologies such as artificial intelligence (deep learning), big data, Web APIs, cloud computing etc to perform higher quality translations.

Can we download this translation service?

No. At a moment you can only use our lao translation online.

However, you can install the Chrome extension tool called Google Translate Chrome Extension.

Once this translation tool is installed, you can highlight and right-click section of text and click on "Translate" icon to translate it to the language of your choice. Furthermore, you can translate entire web page by clicking on the "Translate" icon on the browser toolbar.

It support over 100 languages.

What other tools do you have for lao typing and Translation?

We have the following tools:

  1. Lao Typing Input Tool:

    With this tool you can type in English and Get in lao. Typing lao is natural, and you don’t need to remember the complex lao keyboard. Please visit: to use this tool.

  2. Lao Speech Translator:

    Lao speech translation service is provided by both Microsoft and Google. They both use their own cognitive services to translate spoken words and phrases into a language of your choice. For some languages, you will hear the translation spoken aloud.

    Microsoft Translator in particular powers speech translation feature across its products which can be used for Live Presentation, In-Person or Remote Translated Communication (such as Skype), Media Subtitling, Customer support and Business Intelligence.

Is this translation FREE?

Yes. This Lao to Eng. text translation is absolutely FREE. You can use our translation tool for both personal and commercial use.

However, we have the following restrictions:

  1. Per Request Limit: At any time you can translate up to maximum of 500 per request. However, there is no restriction on the number of request you can send.

  2. Daily Limit : While you can make a number of requests for translation, you won’t be able to translate if we run out of a daily quota.

These restrictions are placed to ensure that robots or automated software are not abusing this facilities.

Can I translate from English To Lao?

Yes. To translate from English to Lao visit this link.

Why the translated text is not accurate?

As explained earlier, the machine-language technology is used to perform the translation. This translation software is evolving every day and as a time goes by the translation is going to be pretty accurate - especially for commonly used phrase and sentences.

At a moment, it is not perfect but our translation software is useful for those who needs help framing the sentence and get general idea on what the sentence or phrase is conveying the message.