Converting a file into several languages can be an expensive suggestion. An individual guidebook, item data sheet, or a license application that needs to be translated for several countries as well as jurisdictions could conveniently set you back 10s of hundreds of dollars.
But your translation costs could be considerably decreased if two or more of your target nations talk (approximately) the same language.
As an example, one Latin American Spanish translation (with small alterations) will certainly be sufficient for Mexico, Venezuela, and also Argentina, and the other Spanish-speaking Latin American nations. You probably currently knew that.
However that Latin American Spanish translation could additionally be converted into European Spanish and also made use of in Spain. Though there are necessary distinctions in grammar and vocabulary between European and also Latin American Spanish, they are comparable sufficient that Latin American Spanish translation could be modified and also utilized in Spain (as well as vice-versa). The charge for transforming the translation is a fraction of the cost of commissioning an entirely new translation.
This is additionally the case when you have to translate a paper for both Brazil and Portugal. While there allow distinctions in spelling, grammar, and terminology between Brazilian Portuguese and European Portuguese, one translation for either target nation can still be edited and also changed for use in the various other.
The 3rd typical language that converts is Chinese. There are 2 forms of written Chinese: Streamlined as well as Traditional. Simplified Chinese is made use of in mainland China and also in Singapore. Traditional Chinese is made use of in Taiwan as well as Hong Kong and often referred to as ‘Taiwanese.’ Streamlined Chinese personalities have fewer strokes compared to Traditional Chinese, which is why it’s called “Simplified.” Typical Chinese also uses even more characters (concerning 13,000 vs. regarding 8,000 in Simplified Chinese). Regardless of these differences, it is still quite feasible to commission one translation for use in both landmass China as well as in Hong Kong and Taiwan. However due to the fact that Traditional Chinese is a lot more complicated compared to Refined Chinese, it is much easier to transform TC to SC compared to the other way around.
The bottom line: If you are translating for Latin America and also Spain, Brazil and Portugal, or China as well as Taiwan, you could decrease your translation prices significantly by asking your translation business to give a solitary translation, then converting that translation for usage in the various other nation. Translation Cloud provides this conversion solution, which is particularly relevant to our legal and license translation customers. If you have questions concerning transforming a translation, you could contact Translation Cloud via phone or e-mail and we will certainly rejoice to aid.