Links: Translation

Most of the sites listed on this page provide free online translation of text and/or webpages between a number of different languages.

Name translations and transliterations | Free translation | Multilingual translators | Bilingual translators | Find a translator | Translation-related articles | Translation blogs | Electronic dictionaries and translators

Lost In Translation Agency Game by Copypanthers
http://www.copypanthers.com/lost-in-translation-agency


Name translations and transliterations

These are websites offering translation and/or transliteration of names, words and phrases in a variety of languages and writing systems.

Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, Hindi, Gujarati, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Thai
http://www.tattoos-by-design.co.uk

Tibetan
http://www.inkessential.com
http://www.tibetan-calligraphy.com

Information about Tibetan | Tibetan phrases | Tower of Babel in Tibetan | Tibetan learning materials

Elvish / Tengwar
Translations into Elvish (Quenya/Sindarin) and transliterations into Tengwar
http://www.starchamber.com/paracelsus/elvish/elvish-in-ten-minutes.html
http://forums.theonering.com/viewforum.php?f=8

Cirth | Sarati | Tengwar, Quenya & Sindarin) | Uruk Runes | Tolkien-related links | Books about Tolkien's invented languages | Tolkien's books in various languages

Chinese
http://www.mandarintools.com/chinesename.html
http://www.transname.com
http://www.char4u.com
http://www.asianbrushart.com
http://www.chinese-tools.com/names
http://www.chinesenames.org

Information about Mandarin | Mandarin phrases | Mandarin links | My Mandarin learning experiences | Mandarin learning materials

Japanese
http://japanese.about.com/bl50kanji.htm

Japanese language | Written Japanese | Hiragana | Katakana | Kanji | Rōmaji | Phrases | Numbers | Colours | Tower of Babel | Japanese links | Learning materials | My Japanese learning experiences

WikiTranslation, where you can request a translation from the community, or help other members by translating their requests

Mongolian (traditional script)
http://www.linguamongolia.com/tran1.html

Information about Mongolian | Mongolian phrases | Tower of Babel in Mongolian | Mongolian learning materials

Irish & Scottish Gaelic
http://www.irishgaelictranslator.com/translation/

Information about Scottish Gaelic | Phrases | Numbers | Kinship terms | Tower of Babel | Songs | Links | My Gaelic learning experiences | Learning materials

Russian
http://www.russian-translation-pros.com/free-russian-translation-service.html

Information about Russian | Russian phrases | Russian idioms | Tower of Babel in Russian | Russian links | My Russian learning experiences | Russian learning materials

Amharic
http://www.amhariconline.com/shop.html

Information about Amharic | Amharic phrases | Tower of Babel in Amharic | Amharic learning materials

Ancient Greek
http://www.translatum.gr/forum/index.php/board,14.0.html

Information about Greek | Modern Greek phrases | Ancient Greek phrases | Tower of Babel in Modern Greek | Tower of Babel in Ancient Greek | Greek links | Greek learning materials | Books about the Greek alphabet

Latin
http://latinforum.org

WikiTranslation, where you can request a translation from the community, or help other members by translating their requests

Information about the Latin alphabet | Information about the Latin language | Latin phrases | Tower of Babel in Latin | Latin learning materials

Arabic - free translation of names and phrases into Arabic
http://arabic.speak7.com/learn_arabic.htm

Information about Arabic | Phrases in Arabic | Tower of Babel in Arabic | Arabic links | Arabic learning materials | Books about the Arabic script | Arabic electronic dictionaries and translators

Tagalog/Baybayin
http://www.eaglescorner.com/baybayin/baybayin.html

Information about Tagalog | Tagalog phrases | Numbers in Tagalog | Tower of Babel in Tagalog | Tagalog learning materials

Please note: some sites have a policy of not providing translations intended for tattoos.

Online dictionaries | Electronic dictionaries and translators

Byvox, professional online translation and interpretation via app, web and mobile

Arabic Translation Services in Egypt
Future Trans is an established and trusted provider of Arabic Translation Services in the Middle East & Africa. Since 1994 we have been proudly serving global and local companies succeed across the region. We help businesses localize their products, reach their consumers in the region, and boost their brand visibility and recognition.


Free translation

Websites where you can obtain free or low-cost translations.

Free translation by humans
http://www.freelang.net/translation/
http://ackuna.com/
http://wikitranslation.org

linguae professional translations

Free Translation Forums
http://help.berberber.com/free-translation-forums/
http://www.oasisllc.com/transtrad/forum.htm

myGengo - Simple, low-cost human translation
http://mygengo.com

Linguosoft

Translation software, handheld translators and other translation products
http://www.ectaco-store.com

Ackuna Translate

Free translation app
http://ackuna.com


Multilingual translators

Please note

Online translation sites enable you to understand the gist of a piece of foreign text or website, but are not entirely accurate or reliable and are no substitute for a human translator. For an illustration of this, see:

http://www.tashian.com/multibabel/

Free online translation between many languages

http://www.worldlingo.com/en/websites/url_translator.html
http://www.behnevis.com/translate.html
http://www.translendium.com
http://www.reverso.net
http://hablaa.com/
http://www.translate.ru/eng/erre.asp
http://www.cucumis.org
http://www.langdy.com/dacc_g.htm
http://www.asiatranslate.net/free-translation.html
http://www.gts-translation.com/freetranslation.asp
http://www.pollyglotto.com
http://prekladac.net
http://www.bubblestrans.com/english/translator.html
http://www.apertium.org
http://www.tolingo.com/pages/free/website_translation.php
http://www.tolingo.com/pages/free/text_translation.php
http://tr.voila.fr
http://www.bablefishfx.com
http://www.babilon-translator.com/altavista-babelfish-translation/
http://www.freetranslations.org
http://howtosay.org
http://www.prevodachbg.com/en/
http://www.spanishenglish.com
http://www.ingilizceturkce.gen.tr

Free Website Localization

A collaborative translation project to help webmasters get free multilingual versions of their web sites: http://www.freelocalization.com

Apex translations

Document and website translation services in more than 120 languages
http://www.apex-translations.com

WikiTranslation, where you can request a translation from the community, or help other members by translating their requests

İngilizce-Türkçe Çeviri

Online translation between 35 languages

Prestige Network free resources (Multilingual Appointment Card and Language ID Card)
http://www.prestigenetwork.co.uk/translation/freerscr/index.htm

How To Translate PDF Files to Different Languages for free
http://www.pdfconverter.com/resources/blog/how-to-translate-pdf-files-to-different-languages-free

Translation Directory

One of the most trusted directories of translation related sites in Internet. Translation Trusted Directory is a high quality human edited directory of the best web resources cataloged in an intuitive and easy way to find: http://translation.trusted-directory.com

linguae professional translations

English 'Dialect' Translators
http://www.whoohoo.co.uk (Scouse, Geordie, Cockney, Brummie, etc.)
http://www.stokeferry.com/visitor/broadnorfolk (Board Norfolk)
http://www.geordie.org.uk (Geordie)
http://www.topfun.co.uk/babelsheep (Cumbrian)
http://www.tuco.de/home/jschef.htm (Swedish Chef)
http://www.talklikeapirate.com/translator.htm (Pirate)
http://www.rinkworks.com/dialect (Redneck, Elmer Fudd, Pig Latin, etc.)

Linguosoft

Translation software, handheld translators and other translation products
http://www.ectaco-store.com

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Bilingual translators

Arabic - English
http://tarjim.ajeeb.com/ajeeb
http://www.almisbar.com/salam_trans.html

Catalan
http://www.translendium.com
http://www.internostrum.com/welcome.php

Chinese - English
http://www.readworld.com/tran

TransName.com - have your name or other words or phrases translated into Chinese
http://www.transname.com

English - Indonesian
http://www.toggletext.com

Polish - English
http://www.poltran.com

Persian (Farsi) - English
http://www.parstranslator.com

English - Spanish
http://www.lingo24.com/contextrans-spanish-english-translation-service.html
http://www.lingo24.com/contextrans-english-spanish-translation-service.html
http://www.english-spanish-translations.com/free-translation/translate-phrase.htm
http://www.spanishdict.com

Translation Software, Dictionary, Spellchecker,...

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Find a translator

Translator forums and databases of translators
http://www.proz.com
http://www.translatorsbase.com
http://www.babelport.com
http://www.translatorscenter.com
http://www.translatorpub.com

FreelancerSupport - lists translation jobs and has other resoures for translators
http://www.freelancersupport.com

linguae professional translations

Translation School: Worldwide translation schools directory
http://www.translationschools.org

Carrie Booth - French to English translation services
http://www.thetranslationbooth.co.uk

English-German translation help service
http://english-german-translation.info/translation-help-we-help-out-translators-in-emergencies/

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Translation-related articles

Articles about translation, typesetting and related topics
http://www.wintranslation.com/article_centre.html

Articles about translation, language, etc.
http://patenttranslators.com/articles.htm

Articles about translating, interpreting and web globalization
http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/translation/articles.html

Articles about translation, localisation and language learning
http://www.lexicool.com/articles.asp

Translation Journal - A Publication for Translators by Translators about Translators and Translation: http://www.accurapid.com/journal/

Better Languages Translation News
http://www.betterlanguages.com/news/

Translation White Papers
http://www.wintranslation.com/translation-white-papers/

Translation Industry Articles by SureLanguages
http://www.sure-languages.com/en/articles/

How to Translate PDF Documents Without Learning Another Language
http://www.investintech.com/resources/blog/archives/2640-how-to-translate-pdf-documents-without-learning-another-language.html

How to become a translator
http://www.translatemedia.com/careers/how-to-become-a-translator/

Translation and language-related articles on Omniglot

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Foreign Language Translation Service


Blogs and translation and interpreting

http://www.becomeatranslator.com
http://www.nakedtranslations.com/en/blog.php
http://translationpost.com
http://brave-new-words.blogspot.com
http://coglanglab.blogspot.com
http://blog.web-translations.com
http://translation-blog.trustedtranslations.com
http://blog.worldlanguagecommunications.com
http://blog.multiling.com
http://transpanish.biz/translation_blog/
http://www.morningtrans.com/category/blog
http://www.tradetechtranslations.com/category/blog/
http://lexcode.com/blog/

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