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The Translation of the Word “Hangouts” as “Quedadas” in Google+

As we all know, Google did not want to stay behind in the sphere of social networks and has created Google+, with a format similar to Facebook, but with some very interesting features that Facebook lacks. In fact, it’s easy to find several blogs that talk about this new network offered by Google. For instance, […]

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Learning a Language for Travel: However, Whenever and Wherever You Want It

We discussed in the previous post (“Learning a Language: However, Whenever and Wherever You Want It”) that the most important thing when learning a language is to be clear as to why you’re doing it, before seeking your best option. In this case and in my opinion, learning a language for travel is one of the […]

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Somali, an Afro-Asiatic language

This language belongs to the Cushitic language family, which is included in the Afro-Asiatic languages. Some of these languages are: Arabic, Hebrew, Aramaic and Egyptian. Somali is the official language of the Somali Republic, and it is spoken in Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Uganda, Kenya and Djibouti as well. It is also spoken in Canada, the […]

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Inquiries to the Client: It’s a Team Effort

The interaction that takes place between the client and the Language Services Provider (LSP) is very extensive: The client requests a quote, the LSP carries out the corresponding analysis of the client’s needs (does he need a translation, editing or proofreading? is it an “inherited” translation to be corrected? does it need DTP?), the work […]

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Where is the Georgian language spoken?

Georgian is the main written language for all Georgian ethnic groups and for speakers of other South Caucasian languages: Svan, Minglelian and Laz. It is spoken in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and the US. It is believed that the word Georgian comes from Old Persian “Gurjar,” which means ‘a […]

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What’s the most expensive language to translate?

It is well-known that in terms of translations, there are languages that are more common than others. For geographical reasons, demand, language’s reach, among other factors, there are languages that do not pose any difficulty in trying to find linguistic resources: There are plenty of translators for Spanish to English, Spanish to French, Spanish to Italian, […]

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