Translate a string or list of strings.

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Last Updated: Feb. 25, 2023

Access Instructions

Install the Google provider package into your Airflow environment.

Import the module into your DAG file and instantiate it with your desired params.


valuesRequiredString or list of strings to translate.
target_languageRequiredThe language to translate results into. This is required by the API and defaults to the target language of the current instance.
format_Required(Optional) One of text or html, to specify if the input text is plain text or HTML.
source_languageRequired(Optional) The language of the text to be translated.
modelRequired(Optional) The model used to translate the text, such as 'base' or 'nmt'.
impersonation_chainOptional service account to impersonate using short-term credentials, or chained list of accounts required to get the access_token of the last account in the list, which will be impersonated in the request. If set as a string, the account must grant the originating account the Service Account Token Creator IAM role. If set as a sequence, the identities from the list must grant Service Account Token Creator IAM role to the directly preceding identity, with first account from the list granting this role to the originating account (templated).


Translate a string or list of strings.

See also

For more information on how to use this operator, take a look at the guide: CloudTranslateTextOperator


Execute method returns str or list.

This is a list of dictionaries for each queried value. Each dictionary typically contains three keys (though not all will be present in all cases).

  • detectedSourceLanguage: The detected language (as an ISO 639-1 language code) of the text.

  • translatedText: The translation of the text into the target language.

  • input: The corresponding input value.

  • model: The model used to translate the text.

If only a single value is passed, then only a single dictionary is set as XCom return value.

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