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Localization for RTL Languages

June 20, 2016 Comments

Sometimes simply translating website content into another language isn't enough. For many markets with complicated languages, localization is an essential aspect of website translation. Non-Latin characters, right-to-left (RTL) languages, and text expansion are some of the factors which must be cons...

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Language Translation Facts
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Arabic translation, RTL languages, right to left languages
GPI Announces New Website for the MENA Region

February 24, 2016 Comments

The Dubai, UAE office for GPI has launched a new website targeting Arabic speaking audiences and clientele in the MENA region in an effort help clients who require document, software, audio/video, website translation services, and global SEO. The .ae website helps GPI assist clients with thei...

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Country Specific
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arabic translation, MENA translation agencies, Dubai Translation Companies
New Website Helps Companies with Translation Services in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the Greater MENA Region

September 28, 2015 Comments

The Dubai, UAE office for Globalization Partners International (GPI) has launched a new website to help clients who require document, software, audio/video and website translation services learn more about these language & technology services....

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Country Specific
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MENA, Dubai, GPI MENA, GPI Dubai, Arabic Translation
Arabic Language Translation eBook

August 26, 2015 Comments

As part of its enhanced eBook collection (Translation eBooks) Globalization Partners International (GPI) has published its latest educational eBook entitled "Quick Facts: The Arabic Language."...

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Country Specific
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Arabic translation, Arabic language translation, Arabic language translation ebook
Machine Translation Blunders

May 14, 2015 Comments

Literal translation can sometimes have adverse effects when the focus is put on the word and not the meaning. A word or phrase in one language in one locale, may have an entirely different meaning when translated into another language for a different audience. This is one of the strongest argument...

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Category:
Language Translation Facts
Tags:
machine translation, machine translation fails, translation fails, literal translation, arabic translation
Arabic: An Endangered Language

March 31, 2015 Comments

Spoken Arabic is becoming more widespread, but classical Arabic is at risk as it fails to modernize. There is a large difference between the classical, written form of Arabic and the colloquial spoken dialects. ...

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Country Specific
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Arabic language, classical Arabic, Arabic translation, Arabic localization, preserving Arabic
Arabic Translation Best Practices for Hotels

June 12, 2014 1 Comments

The Tourism and Travel Industry constitutes a substantial sector of the world economy. In 2013, according to World Travel and Tourism Counsel: Travel & Tourism represented $7.0 trillion, 266 million jobs and $754 billion in investment. In terms of expenditure level, the "Arabic Tourism Association" ...

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Category:
Hotel and Hospitality Translation
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Arabic Translation, Hospitality, Hotel Translation, Document Translation
Arabic Website Translation Best Practices

February 04, 2014 Comments

The Arabic online market is a significant, expanding market segment with great potential for Arabic content. The majority of websites in Arabic speaking markets however are still in English, which means they are less competitive in the region. With business expanding rapidly in these markets, it is ...

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Category:
Website Translation
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Arabic Translation, Website Translation
What are the differences between Arabic languages?

January 05, 2014 Comments

One of the most frequent questions I receive from clients on a daily basis is: what are the differences between the Arabic "languages" used in different Arabic countries? This is quite an important question and is as complex as the Arabic language itself! The Arabic language is one of the oldest...

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Category:
Language Translation Facts
Tags:
Arabic, Arabic Translation, Languages, Arabic Language
Culture and Translation Services in Qatar

August 09, 2012 Comments

This blog touches on the importance of cultural awareness and languages when expanding your business into Qatar marketplace. It gives insight into Arabic language and everyday social interactions you may encounter whilst doing business or visiting this very modern and diverse country. A society’s...

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Country Specific
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Qatar, Doha, Culture, Arabic Translation

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