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Translation and Localization for Africa: Mauritania

November 21, 2016 Comments

Mauritania is located in the Maghreb region of Africa, it has borders with the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Morocco and the remnants of Western Sahara in the north, Algeria in the northeast, Mali in the east and southeast, and Senegal in the southwest....

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Challenges of Translating Arabic into English

October 28, 2016 1 Comments

Arabic is a very complex language, especially if you plan to translate your Arabic content into English, or vice versa. Arabic is classified as a member of the Semitic family of languages, English as a member of the Indo-European language family. In order to standardize written communication ...

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Identifying Target Audiences for Arabic Translation

October 19, 2016 2 Comments

Arabic is the seventh most important language online, with 166 million speakers accessing the internet. Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) is the language used in all written work, such as printed material and customer and corporate communications across Arabic-speaking regions. It is taught in schools an...

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Language Translation Facts
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Arabic translation, Arabic website translation, Arabic localization, translating arabic websites
News: The Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation

September 30, 2016 Comments

The Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize is the only Arabic literary translation award dedicated to the translation of contemporary Arabic literature into English. It not only aims to raise the profile of contemporary Arabic literature, but also to honor the important work of translators who bring the work of...

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Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation, Arabic Literature, Arabic Literacy Award, Translation Awards, Arabic translation, Arabic translation awards
Translating Arabic Speaking Countries: Oman

August 16, 2016 1 Comments

Oman, officially the Sultanate of Oman, is an Arab country with a strategic location on Persian Gulf at the southeast corner of the Arabian Peninsula. It is known as the oldest independent state in the Arab world. Oman is bordered by United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Yemen....

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Why Arabic is Difficult to Translate

July 18, 2016 Comments

The Arabic language is a Central Semitic language and a member of the ancient language family containing Aramaic, Hebrew, Ugaritic and Phoenician. Arabic is the official language of 26 countries with 295 million speakers. Arabic is a complex written and spoken language which makes it difficult to...

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Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, Arabic Dialects, Arabic Translation

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