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How to Build a Multilingual App

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Whether you are building a website or a full-fledged web application, making it accessible to a wider audience often requires it to be available in different languages and locales.

Fundamental differences between most human languages make this anything but easy. The differences in grammar rules, language nuances, date formats, and more combine to make localization a unique and formidable challenge.

Consider this simple example.

Rules of pluralization in English are pretty straightforward: you can have a singular form of a word or a plural form of a word.