Curiously Specific and Unusual Words


In a recent post we wrote about the longest words in world, and commented on the particular power of synthesis and specificity that the German language has which allows it to construct compound words of undetermined length. Now, not only does German have a very particular power of specificity, but rather practically all languages have […]

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Trusted Translations at ELIA Conference in Malta


Since 2010, ELIA (European Language Industry Association) has been holding a series of conferences, called Networking Days. These events, which give participants the opportunity to establish business relationships, share and compare styles of work, and increase their knowledge, are programmed throughout the world. This time around, the city selected to host this event was St. […]

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Why Is It Necessary to Update Memories and Glossaries?


It is very important to keep our regular customers pleased and satisfied with our translations. For this reason, one of the Project Manager or Coordinator’s tasks is to keep the customer’s memory updated and error-free. In this way, we will be preventing many headaches in the future. Communication with the customer is a key element, […]

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How Are Animal Sounds Different across Languages?


For many of us growing up—and still learning our own native language as grown-ups, the first “foreign” languages we learn are the ones that result from mimicking animal sounds. For example, we learn that the cow goes “moo” and the pig goes “oink.” But did you know that in different languages and cultures, animal sounds may […]

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