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  1. Many languages don't appear in "Stream Language" options, meaning that viewers don't have the ability to filter and find streams in those languages, which is especially important for minority languages like Cornish (Kernewek).

    Minority languages ​​must be supported on Twitch alongside bigger language as the support is more important to them. Please add Cornish/Kernewek, the language of Cornwall/Kernow, as an option in "Stream Language".

    10 votes

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  2. Malayalam is the language used by people of Kerala, a southern state of the country India. Malayalam is the official language of Kerala, which is a state with 3.46 crores population (as of 2018).

    Many streamers from Kerala are now a part of Twitch.tv streaming community. Viewers from Kerala have also started increasing day by day. But, it is so hard for a new twitch.tv user to find Malayalam talking streamers.
    It will be good for us Malayalis, aka Keralites, if Twitch adds Malayalam as a language.

    Thank you team for your continued support. Hope this suggestion will be considered.…

    7 votes

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  3. I would like to see Twitch add tags for more sign languages. Despite what a lot of people believe. ASL (American Sign Language) is not a universal language for Deaf people.

    There is BSL (British Sign Language), NZSL (New Zealand Sign Language) and many, many more!

    It can be extremely isolating for those that can only communicate via sign language. And with a place like Twitch constantly bringing people together, just think of the spaces that will become available to Deaf people if these tags are made available to them and how much visibility they will receive as a result.

    27 votes

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  4. Greetings!

    I would like to ask you about adding Belarusian localization and language tag to Twitch.

    Why?
    Because Belarus-speaking community grows every year, and more and more companies are ready to acknowledge that. Among those companies you can find Google, Apple and more.
    Therefore, it would be great if Amazon would join'em in this and add Belarusian language on Twitch. It also will be a great chance to support freedom in our country in nowadays hard situation.
    That would be a big win for our society. Żywie Biełaruś!
    If you need help in translation- just contact me on tetragon444@gmail.com.…

    35 votes

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  5. As an Asturian user I love to watch asturian streamers. But Twitch plataform don't allow me to set that my videos are in Asturian because I can't specify that I'm streaming in Asturian I must choose: "Others".

    This situation creates a problem for at least 600,000 people that speak Asturian because we have no easy method to find videos/streams in our language.

    For that reason, We will really appreciate that twitch adds Asturian (Asturianu) language as an option on Language settings of Live Streams.

    NOTE: that we are not asking to translate the whole platform. We only want an easy…

    78 votes

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  6. Twitch please add Azerbaijani language as an option to stream. There are around 40 million Azerbaijanis in the world. Quite often I find my compatriots watching streams of worldwide famous streamers or Turkish streamers. All of my compatriots choose Turkish language as a streaming language for their broadcast, which makes it harder for an Azerbaijani viewers to find their local content creators . Thanks !

    10 votes

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  7. I think it will be good idea to add "Balkan" language which include Bosnian,Croatian,Serbian as a category,adding one of them will be bad idea, because every country wants their own language..

    4 votes

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  8. why is there no Serbian language when setting up the stream language? will the Serbian language add to twitch? I would like to stream in my native language.

    3 votes

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  9. 65 votes

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  10. 1 vote

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  11. как изменить язык видео?

    2 votes

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  12. Its bad when I cannot put my language on twitch like I have to stream on "other"

    3 votes

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  13. Hey. Just wana if you have any idea when twitch might add slovenian language to the native stream language. Thanks :)

    8 votes

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  14. As a Galician streamer I love to watch other galician streamers. But twitch plataform don't allow me to set that my videos are in Galego because I can't specify that I'm streaming in Galego. I must choose: "Others".

    This situation creates a problem for at least 3.000.000- 4 million people that speak galician because we have no easy method to find videos/streams in our language.

    For that reason, We will really appreciate that twitch adds Galician (Galego) language as an option on Language settings of Live Streams.

    NOTE: that we are not asking to translate the whole platform. We only…

    111 votes

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  15. This way streamer can more easily get in touch with viewers from their country.

    13 votes

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  16. Hello there,

    As streamer I made several times streams in Valencià, one of the languages from Spain. I would like to request a new feature letting us be allowed to use it as an official language in the platform.

    There are tons of people that use this language each day and it's the main language in most of the cities or towns from the Valencian Community.

    Please, consider this idea as this would be awesome to give us visibility and have a stronger market of the platform for Valencian people.

    Best regards,

    16 votes

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  17. There are several languages that do not have the option to be selected in the "Stream Language". This means that viewers do not have the option to filter and find streams in those languages.

    We need minority languages ​​to also have their place to be able to create content in these languages.

    I would like to ask "EUSKARA" (official language of the Basque country) as an option in "Stream Language".

    4,413 votes

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  18. There are no bangali language so shame.By the way why Twitch didn't add Bangali language???
    please add bangali language..

    7 votes

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  19. I would like to see more supported languages for Twitch display page especially from Eastern Europe languages like Bosnian,Croatian,Serbian,etc.

    6 votes

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  20. As is possible for Chinese, Japanese and Korean users who can set display names in their own languages, it would be great if you could also do this in Arabic! This also sets the stage for other languages that use the Arabic script in future (Farsi, Urdu, etc)

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