This page pulls together a bunch of Shakespeare translator resources from across the web to help you translate Shakespeare into modern English, and in some cases modern English into Shakespearean-style language.

Online Shakespeare Translators – Words Translated:

  • Old EnglishTranslator allows you to translate words from old English (defined here as spoken between 5th and 12th century in what is now England and Southern Scotland) to modern English, and vice versa.
  • is the online version of the well-known language companion, allowing you to search for any word or phrase in Shakespeare’s works to get its modern-day meaning, in their glossary.

Online Shakespeare Translators – Sentences & Phrases Translated:

  • One of the few modern English to Shakespeare translators is LingoJam – type in your English and get it translated into Shakespeare’s language.
  • SpeakShakespeare claims to be a Shakespeare translator but the jury’s out as we’ve been unable to get any decent results from it.

Shakespeare Translator Software:

  • Download Babylon Translation, a Shakespeare translator software that translates Shakespeare not just into modern English, but multiple languages.

And of course we have a whole lot of Shakespeare translator resources right here on NoSweatShakespeare!

shakespeare translator computer keyboard with flags on keys, and large blue translate button

  • Shakespeare Translator 1 Dolly says:

    Prithee convey mine regards to thou lief parents.

    • Shakespeare Translator 2 Person Dinny says:

      what the hell does that mean

  • Shakespeare Translator 3 Emeg says:

    Till that bellona’s bridegroom

  • Shakespeare Translator 4 Jessica says:

    Tis but my name that is my enemy

  • Shakespeare Translator 5 savannah says:

    O she doth teach the Torches to burn bright it seems she hangs upon the cheek of night.
    what does the mean in English

  • Shakespeare Translator 6 Dad says:

    You are as pretty as a bird drifting through the wind