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Translation

Translating words or text from one language into another

Translation is not simply writing the same text in a different language. It is much more than that.

English to Latvian

Tulkošana nav vienkārša teksta pārrakstīšana citā valodā. Tā prasa daudz vairāk.

Parasti šeit nepieciešams radīt domu no jauna, izsakoties saviem paša vārdiem, līdz process kļūst par transkreāciju. Citiem vārdiem sakot – tā ir māksla.

Latvian to English

Most of the time, it involves recreating the idea using your own words to the point where it becomes transcreation. In short, it is a form of art.

Именно поэтому необходим человек знающий. мне ли не знать¸ ведь стаж у меня 30 с лишним лет.

Russian to English

Which is why you really want somebody who knows what they are doing. With 30 odd years behind my back, I should know.

Other services

Transcreation

Process of adapting a message from one language to another, while maintaining its intent, style, tone, and context.

Proofreading

Process of reviewing a document to ensure consistency and accuracy in grammar, spelling, punctuation, and formatting. Proofreading involves one text and one language.

Revision

The process of comparing the translation against the source document in order to ensure it is accurate and adequate for the purpose. Revision involves two texts and two languages.

Transcription & Translation

The process of writing down word by word what has been said in an audio file in the same language. The acquired text is then translated into another language.

Subjects covered

Please note, I do not accept projects on oil, cricket and Large Hadron Collider.

Legal

Contracts, terms and conditions, civil and criminal court documents. 

Technical

Household appliances, machinery, imaging and office equipment, automotive.

Telecommunications

Fashion

Tourism and hospitality

Medical

Health and safety, general medical advice, medical records, some areas of dentistry.

Food and drink

Labelling, production, safety.

ITI certification seal in English-Latvian language pair

In the UK, Qualified ITI Members can affix ITI Certification Seals in order to certify a translation. This the translation becomes ‘official’, in the sense it has been done and/or certified by a Qualified ITI Member. Qualified Member of ITI from 2015. Full member of Proz.com from 2003. MPhil from the University of Latvia.

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