English to Latvian Translation Projects
We assist organizations with documentation or marketing material (e.g. brochures, manuals, website content, PowerPoint presentations, product labeling, etc.) that are written in Latvian and require accurate translation into English.
Of course, in addition to English to Latvian and Latvian to English translation assignments, we can also assist you with the translation of the world's most popular languages to and from Latvian: Arabic ↔ Latvian; Spanish ↔ Latvian; French ↔ Latvian; German ↔ Latvian; Italian ↔ Latvian; Portuguese ↔ Latvian; Russian ↔ Latvian; Japanese ↔ Latvian; Chinese ↔ Latvian; Hindi ↔ Latvian; to name but the most popular... We can source translation expertise for virtually any language pair.
Latvian Language Style
Our translators, editors and proofreaders render well-written and clearly understandable texts. We place a high value on rendering a finished product that is faithful to the language style of the original text.
Latvian to English Translation Projects
We assist businesses in finding the best available Latvian to English language translation resources – including experienced Latvian language translators (native-speaking Latvian if appropriate or required).
In our experience, a Latvian language native-speaker may not necessarily be the right translator for the job. (See: Common myths and misconceptions about translation.) Though a native-speaker may be preferable for certain translation assignments, having Latvian as a native language may not 'translate into' Latvian language expertise (pun intended). An experienced linguist with strong Latvian and English language translation credentials, in-depth experience and professional credentials, regardless of native language, may often prove to be a better choice.
Identifying and securing the services of the appropriate Latvian language resources is what we do! (Refer to our Latvian translation assignment process for information on our Latvian translation project management process).
In a nutshell, we use professional translators who have a solid mastery of the Latvian language (grammar, spelling, cultural nuances) and a solid understanding of the subject matter.
Once we are confident that the appropriate freelance resources have been identified and certain that we can honour the project deadline, we submit a quote for the translation assignment.
If we cannot secure the appropriate resources, we will do our best to refer you to Latvian translation sources of information that we have confidence in.
Magnum Language Systems - Latvian PRO (Easy Immersion) – English ↔ Latvian
The Software CD contains over 30 hours of instruction: Talking Dictionary; Voice Recognition; Auto Learn with progress tracking; 3 Learning modes to choose from.
This technology is integrated into the Pronunciation module of the software. Using the built in microphone on your computer, you will be able to repeat words after you hear them spoken by a native speaker through your computer speakers. The software will analyze your pronunciation and compare a waveform representation of the native speaker_s pronunciation with a waveform of your pronunciation. An accuracy scale on the screen with display your voice match to the native speaker on a scale of _Bad, _Acceptable_, and _Good_.
The Talking Dictionary feature allows you to look up the meaning of words using the target language you are learning and your native language. A definition of the word or phrase will display on the screen and you may roll over the word or phrase with your mouse to hear the pronunciation in the target language by a native speaker. The dictionary allows you to create a personal custom dictionary of Essential Words, Common Words and Less Common Words. The software will automatically export the dictionary to a text document that can be saved on your computer and printed.
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The Latvian Language Landscape
Population of Latvia: 2,245,423 (July 2008 est.)|
Internet country code: .lv
Internet users: 21.071 million (2006)
The Latvian language is the official state language of Latvia. Alternative names include Lettish and Lettisch. There are about 1.5 million native Latvian speakers in Latvia and about 150,000 abroad. The Latvian language has a relatively large number of non-native speakers, atypical for a small language. Because of language policy in Latvia approximately 60% of the 900,000 ethnic-minority population of Latvia speak Latvian. The use of the Latvian language in various areas of the social life in Latvia is increasing.
Latvian is a Baltic language, closely related to Lithuanian; however, they are not mutually intelligible to each other.
Latvian first appeared in Western print in the mid-16th century with the reproduction of the Lord's Prayer in Latvian in Sebastian Münster's Cosmographia Universalis, in Roman script.
Sources: CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia – Content available under GNU Free Documentation License
The Global Language Landscape – Languages in Use on the Internet
FreeTranslationClassifieds.com website for Latvian Translation resources.
ECTACO Partner ELv800 - English ↔ Latvian Talking Electronic Dictionary and Audio PhraseBook
The ECTACO Partner Dictionary and Travel Audio PhraseBook ELv800 is a powerful bilingual travel companion. One of the most impressive language management handhelds available anywhere, it is the clear leader in the field of portable translation devices. With its state-of-the-art voice capabilities and sleek modern design featuring a hi-res color touch-screen, it is our most popular model. This one-of-a-kind device includes a sophisticated speaker independent speech recognition system that lets it understand what is said to it in English and crystal-clear, professionally narrated native-speaker voice output for both English and Latvian in the PhraseBook. Providing frequent travelers and students alike with plenty of learning and communication options, this extraordinary Audio Travel PhraseBook also includes a massive bi-directional translating dictionary. With more than 180,000 entries, this extraordinary resource features a huge vocabulary and includes cutting edge English voice synthesis powered by the latest TTS (Text-to-Speech) technology among its collection of essential tools. Built to help users feel confident and relaxed when using a second language, the ELv800 is intelligent, flexible and quick to respond. This latest-generation handheld is full to capacity with valuable information and indispensable utilities that help you to make the most of your foreign language skills whether traveling, studying or conducting business.
LATVIAN TRANSLATION BOOK STORE
Everything the web has to offer in terms of bi-directional Latvian dictionaries, Latvian reference material, Latvian translation software and hardware that is of particular interest to translators working with Latvian, as well as the Latvian translation and linguistics community can be found in the CILFOtranslations.com Latvian Translation Bookstore.
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CILFO Translations Proofreading & Editing Resource Store
Find New and Used Proofreading & Editing Resources and Multi-Language Reference Material in the CILFO Translation Bookstore.
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