What does transcreation mean in literature?

Transcreation is a term that fuses the words “translation” and “creation”. It refers to the process of writing content in a source text that needs to be made coherent, relevant, and engaging in a new language. Transcreation Often referred to as “creative translation”, transcreation goes beyond a literal translation of words. Instead, it focuses on […]

Translation Services in Fan Zones and Competitors’ Villages at the Olympics and the World Cup

Complexities and Scale of the Task Translation services play a vital role in international sporting events, such as the Olympics and the World Cup, by facilitating communication between diverse groups of people, including athletes, officials, and spectators. The sheer number of languages spoken at these events, combined with the time-sensitive nature of the competitions, makes […]

How Do I Get a Certified Translation?

Translation services continue to gain traction owing to globalisation. Professionals, businesses, and individuals have realised the importance of translation services in terms of accessibility in a world replete with hundreds of languages. However, a number of people often wonder why they should get a certified translation service and how it works. Let’s simplify it with […]

A brief history of translation

The title of the first translation known is often given to The Epic of Gilgamesh, a poem originally written in Sumerian and translated into other Southwest Asian languages in the ancient world. The Epic of Gilgamesh dates from between 2750 and 2500BCE, and is quite possibly the oldest written story on Earth. It was originally […]

Exploring the Interconnectedness of Translation and Culture

cultural translation

The relationship between language and culture Language, culture and translation are inextricably connected. One clear example of this connection is the unique vocabulary and phraseology that cultures employ. Many words in a language arise to describe specific items, beliefs, and behaviours associated with a specific cultural group. Beret, chana daal, saari, haggis, jeans and cravat […]

Exploring the Interconnectedness of Translation and Culture

The relationship between language and culture Language, translation and culture are inextricably connected. One clear example of this connection is the unique vocabulary and phraseology that cultures employ. Many words in a language arise to describe specific items, beliefs, and behaviours associated with a specific cultural group. Beret, chana daal, saari, haggis, jeans and cravat […]

What do you know about the ‘Farsi & Dari’ languages?

Farsi and Dari are two dialects of the same language, mutually intelligible in written format, but very different when spoken Pashto, Dari, and Farsi languages are spoken in the Southern and Central Asian countries. Dari, Farsi, and Pashto are all Aryan (Iranian) languages belonging to the Indo-European language family. While Dari and Farsi are two […]

Translation Industry Statistics

Translation Services

Translation Industry Statistics The need to cross linguistic barriers for commercial purposes has created a surge in demand for translation services. These numbers illustrate the key translation industry trends of recent years, as well as projections of growth. Spoiler alert: The translation industry has a promising future! On the other hand, there is a declining […]

The Mandinka Language

Mandinka is a West African language spoken by the Mandinka people. It is one of the Mande languages, which are a branch of the Niger-Congo language family. As a translation company of over 33 years we have experience and experienced language pairs to translate any Mandinka document requirements. The Mandinka language is spoken primarily in […]

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