Virginia Virino

Need a human translator to translate English to Arabic?

"Can you provide professional Arabic translations? I need to translate legal documents from English into Arabic" or  "We have a website for which we need a quality Arabic translation" are some of the daily inquiries we receive from clients.

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Into How Many Languages Should You Translate Your Website?

Well, you are probably here because you have decided to translate your company’s website. Before tackling the question of whether you need to simply translate some content or localize the entire website, we want to congratulate you. Statistics point...

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Translate mistake in Spanish thanks to Google

Google Translate error mistranslates Galician vegetable food festival and makes town the world’s laughing stock

There are 11,000 inhabitants in Spain’s town of As Pontes, Galicia. This is the rainy, Atlantic North West. Portuguese language and...
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Multilingual social media agency - Should you run it?

Whether you are running global marketing campaigns for a huge multinational organization or you run a more modest import/export business, you should be considering multilingual social media marketing, which means translating your social media...

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Inuit words for snow: Are there really 50?

For many years, linguists have considered it an urban myth that the Arctic-dwelling Inuits have 50 words for snow. The idea was first put out in the 1880s by an anthropologist called Franz Boas during his expedition to northern Canada to study the...

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Do you need to translate German to English?

"Can you translate German to English quickly? I have some technical manuals to translate from German into English" or "We need to machine translate Big Data and massive amounts of documentation from German into English" are some of the common...

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Do Jamaicans Speak Spanish: Should it Become its Second Language?

It is widely acknowledged that English is the official first language of Jamaica. However, the reality is that the majority of Jamaicans speak a variety which many other native English speakers find hard to recognize as the same language. In this...

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Football Games in Chinese Language: a US university launching Chinese language broadcasts

The University of Illinois has claimed it is the first in the USA to launch a Mandarin Chinese-language commentary of its football matches During each match, the university broadcasts an online commentary of the match purely in Mandarin. Attendances...
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Business translation in Spanish-speaking market

The internet is bringing the world closer together and creating a genuinely global marketplace. As a result, companies should now give serious consideration to tapping into these markets and translating their business accordingly. One favorite...
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How many words does a professional translator translate per day?

You are not alone if you have ever wondered how many words a professional translator translates per day. Is there a limit to what a human translator can produce on a daily basis? This, however, is a tricky inquiry, and doesn’t have a definite...

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