Let's say I find a rather useful page that exists in English and other languages but not in mine (French). If I don't want or can't do the translation myself, is there any way I can request a translation so someone else can see this specific page could be translated?

I found a page on how to request a translation, but specifically from another language to English.

The page mentioned templates, but I couldn't find those in French.

I also found a page in French explaining how to translate pages by yourself, but it doesn't seem to say anything about just requesting it.

Is there anything I can do to say some people would be interested in a translation of a specific page?


AFAIK there isn't a general translation service for translating Wikipedia English articles to other languages, so you have to look at the community area of the desired target language to see if they have instructions to request a translation.

From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Translation#Translation_from_English_to_another_language

Translation from English to another language
Translations of an article on English Wikipedia into some other language are covered at Wikipedia:Translate us.

The above link points to a help article for people willing to translate.

The same source later says

Other languages
For translations between two non-English languages, see the versions of this page in one or other of those languages – each Wikipedia has its own standards and conventions for such translations.


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