Is it possible to add multilingual issues in Jira?

We are using the atlassian-hosted version of JIRA and Confluence and coming across a special demand: having our german issues reported in other languages as well (basically summary and description) .

Is there any plugin or workaround for that? Our first idea is to add a custom field summary_en but we find it's not the most elegant way even though one second language would be sufficient.. Any other suggestions?

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You can add your own language  and plus the default language in the translation by https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.atlassian.translations.jira.inproduct

 

Hm but this is not for available for the ondemand version of jira :-(

Also, this only seems to support translation of the JIRA UI.  What the original poster is asking for (and what I also wish existed) is some way of translating the JIRA issue content, much like the K15t Scroll Translations plug-in makes it possible to translate the content of Confluence pages.

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