Ask a person who knows German or is a native German speaker to translate “verschlimmbessern”, “das fernweh” or “torschlusspanik” into English. Their puzzled reply will tell you that there are some terms that cannot be translated.
If you want to complicate it to another level, translate Chinese into German. Chinese that we all know of is not a single language. Chinese based on a simple classification scheme can be grouped into 7 and 13 regional groups. The most spoken Chinese language is Mandarin, almost by a billion people, which is followed by Wu, Yue (60 million) and Min. Unlike English or German, all variations in Chinese language are tonal and analytic.
However, the growing dominance of Chinese economy is making translation of it into other Franca lingual necessary. Therefore, before hiring a translator, it is important that you understand the complexities that will be associated with language translation.
There are few things that you need to care about.
- Before hiring a German Chinese translator or translation service, you need to determine which Chinese language is need to be translated in the desired language, as unlike other standardized language, Chinese varies based on the region. The same is true for English-to-German and German-to-English translation.
- To translate official documents, such as manuals and contracts, it is better to get service that has credible highly qualified translators, having proved their competencies before.
- In case of translation of Chinese to other languages, such as Chinese to German, it is advisable to hire based in China, since it requires higher degree of qualification and understanding, not yet easily available in the western world.
Master Translation Services (MTS), with numbers of linguist experts, is one of the best service providers that make sure your technical documents, software instructions, and website content is translated without any misinterpretation.
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