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Translating into Quechua

As part of our daily work as Project Managers we get quotations for projects in extremely diverse languages. The general population may have never even heard of some of these languages. Not long ago, I found myself quoting a project for a client that needed a translation from English into Quechua. This poses various challenges: […]

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Indigenous Languages

The official language in Argentina is, without a doubt, Spanish. However, it is a country that has been enriched by a vast number of languages. Though it is difficult to say exactly how many, around 35 indigenous languages are spoken. Currently only thirteen of these are officially listed, and include the following: Toba, Pilagá, Mocoví, Wichí, Nivaclé, Chorote, Ava-Chiriguano, Mbya, Guaraní, Quichua Santiagueño, […]

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Bolivian Language Academy

The Royal Spanish Academy was founded in 1713 by the Marquis of Villena Juan Manuel Fernández Pacheco. Its predecessor was the French Academy, founded in 1637 by Cardinal Richelieu, but the initiative for this rich idea was originated by Plato in Athens, with his Academy, where he taught philosophy and much more. The need for […]

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