Monthly Archives: September 2011

Another Dravidian Language: Tamil

It is thought that this Dravidian language (all languages spoken in southeastern India) comes from Brahmin writing, whose origin is rather uncertain. More than 55 million people speak it in India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Canada, the United States, the U.K. and Australia. Its writing system is best suited for literary Tamil, Centamil, but […]

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Code Talkers Part II

Although the Choctaw Native Americans were the pioneers of Code Talking, it is the Navajo Native Americans who are traditionally associated with the term “code talkers”. During World War II, Navajo speakers were recruited by the US army to communicate in their native Navajo language and translate messages into English. These Native Americans were vital […]

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Academy of Letters of Uruguay

Like the rest of the language academies of the pan-Hispanic world, this academy aims to: – Preserve and enrich the Spanish spoken in Uruguay; – Promote the development and dissemination of the variety of Uruguayan Spanish. This academy was created by Decree-Law No. 10,360 of February 10, 1943. Some scholars Francisco Bauza, journalist, politician and […]

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High Volume Translation Services [VIDEO]

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Our Best Estimate

Estimates are part of my job.  However, I try to stay more on the side of firm numbers rather than estimated ones, unless I can’t help it. They tend to create a lot of gray space between what the client is asking and what we are analyzing.  This “gray area” can sometimes be dangerous as […]

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The Dilemma of How to Send a Website to Be Translated

In the era of globalization, it is almost essential to have a website that is translated into at least one other language, but more likely several languages. This applies to large customers and multinational corporations as well as to small entrepreneurs who want to sell their products or services to a target audience that was […]

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What is Relay?

Normally, translation agencies have lots of resources to translate within various language pairs, especially those languages ​that are ​most commonly spoken or are most important for its business. However, on occasion, challenges arise that seem difficult to resolve. One of them, for example, is how to translate texts from or to rare languages. I am […]

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Where is Marathi spoken?

In other posts we have talked about other Indo-Aryan languages, and we said that these languages are included in the group of Indo-European languages. All Indo-Aryan languages ​​originate from Sanskrit. Marathi is one of the most widely spoken languages ​​in India, mainly in the western and central areas. While a Hindu can distinguish one language […]

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Code Talkers: The Importance of Language Translation During Wartime

When one thinks of warfare, what usually comes to mind are weapons, machinery, battlefields, etc. Language translation, however, is not something that is typically associated with war. Yet historically language translation has played a very important role in the victory or defeat of a nation during wartime. Particularly, the use of language and translation in […]

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