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Translation Cost: Know the Most Reasonable Rate for Translation Service

By translationservices On March 8, 2010 4 COMMENTs

You need a translation service but you don’t have any idea on how much it will cost you. This article might help you to give you an idea on how much you need to spend in translation service. You will also have a basic idea on how much is too cheap or how much is too expensive.

There are some questions you have to ask to yourself before you seek or offer a translation service. Here are those:

Who will be your translation provider – the translator?

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20% Lost In Meaning For Translation

By translationservices On January 30, 2010 NO COMMENTS

Having to translate from one language to another requires one to learn the language for at least 3 to 5 years. A lot of us do not realise that when translating to another language, 20% of the meaning has been lost in the process.

Why is that 20% of the meaning is lost?

1) Different meaning from different language. Words from different has different meanings, evening if it has almost the same for 2 languages, there is still a small difference.

2) Different culture. Even if we are using almost the same meaning word, it may not make sure to the other culture language.

This 20% lost in meaning is true throughout the world, and there is nothing much we can do about it. The best way is to use the translation services in that particular country.

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