This is an old story (March 2013) but in mentioning offline translation to clients (who are on holiday) it is surprising how many do not know about offline translation for Android;-
At the time Google said;-
"Today we're launching offline language packages for Google Translate on Android (2.3 and above) with support for fifty languages, from French and Spanish to Chinese and Arabic."
..taitneamh a bhaint as do laethanta saoire :-)
Author: Des Donnelly