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Asian Translation Services

From luxury car manufacturers to mobile phone service providers, India and China are leading the world’s markets. International brands wishing to retain a presence in traditional business fields must be able to communicate strategy, product information and market data in a number of Asian languages, retaining the precise sense of industry standard terms. We have successfully worked with hundreds of Asian companies, including Apple, Honda, Hitachi, IBM, Olympus, China Telecom and Siemens, empowering the communications of the world’s largest and fastest-growing business sector. Translations of specialist subjects are completed by specialist Asian translators who are native speakers of the target language with a minimum of 5 years’ experience and also skilled in the subject matter of your documents allowing them to convey your brand message effectively into ChineseJapanese and Korean, with market-specific terminology.

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ISO 17100 The first UK translation company to achieve this specialist translation accreditation. ISO 9001 international processes accreditation.

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10KSB

Selected by Goldman Sachs to be an exclusive member of its £500 million productivity & growth investment programme.

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There to re-enforce our commitment to the highest standards of business ethics and translation quality.

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Celebrating 20+ years, Absolute Translations has become synonymous with providing quality translations at transparent low prices.

20 Years’
Expertise

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Specialist Asian Translators

Our Asian language translations are provided by specialists with deep knowledge of the culture of all 51 major Asian tongues, with further knowledge in specific business, legal, economic and technical areas. From the technical designations of specialist hardware to pharmaceutical terminology and technical software instructions, it is vital that Asian translation retain precision and clarity across cultural divides. This is the reason why we only assign the translation of your documents to a team of translators that has qualifications and background relevant to the subject matter of your documents.


Time-Sensitive Asian Translations

We support investors, business envoys, partnerships and organisations in promoting their messages across Asia even under tight deadlines. Connecting your business to the Asian economies, our translation service is provided by specialists working around the clock to meet your individual needs. Their understanding of both culture and vernacular, together to their respect on tight deadlines allows us to offer you a customer-service oriented translation approach at competitive rates.

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Very attentive service and quick delivery. Thank you. Will back whenever needed.

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Really good and fast. Thank you.

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Very happy with their services. Reasonable price. Very quick and efficient.

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Document required for mortgage application – fast efficient service – would recommend

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WHY CHOOSE OUR LANGUAGE SERVICES

COMMITMENT TO QUALITY

Our translation services are second to none! We are committed to providing absolutely accurate translations word for word correct every time, quickly and cost-effectively. We also never use translation software, as we believe the quality services provided by a expert native-speaking translator are far superior.

INDUSTRY EXPERTISE

Our high quality translations are all carried out by industry leading translators with a minimum of 5 years of linguistic experience. Absolute Translations have been providing translation services for over 20 years to leading businesses all over global markets, so you can trust in our expertise.

INFORMATION SECURITY

From highly secretive government agencies to deeply personal medical documents, your document security is our highest priority. We have strict internal policies and monitoring that ensure total discretion and if it would be to your preferences we are happy to sign any additional NDAs to give you peace of mind.

DEDICATED ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT

When doing a translation project we know how important communication is, which is why from quote right through to delivery all our customers are given assistance by a dedicated account manager who has expertise in your project’s specific subject matter to ensure you are supported in every step of the translation process and have a direct point of contact who can address any queries you may have.

AFTER-SALES SUPPORT

We support our clients after sales too! And as we use translation memory software, any additional translations are often reduced in cost because you won’t have to pay to translate the same text twice thanks to our TM software. Our high quality translations and expert language services have achieved a fantastic rating of 95% on Trust Pilot, take a look for yourself!


ASIAN LINGUISTIC FACTS

IS ASIAN A LANGUAGE?

The Asian continent is made up of many countries, so rather than just one single tongue there are many Asian languages. In Asia, some of the tongues spoken are Chinese, Korean, and Japanese, but there are many many more.

HOW MANY ASIAN LANGUAGES ARE THERE?

In Asia, around 2,300 vernaculars are spoken today by an estimated 4.46 billion people. The most commonly spoken Asian tongues are Chinese, Hindi, Bengali, Japanese and Indonesian.

WHAT LANGUAGE DO ASIAN SPEAK?

The most widely spoken language in Asia is the Chinese language, though this is broken up into numerous forms of Chinese such as traditional Chinese, Mandarin, Simplified Chinese and more. When you need Asian translation services it is essential to know what target audience you are translating for as you may find low-quality translation services.

HOW TO TELL ASIAN LANGUAGES APART?

Many Asian translation services struggle to accurately translate traditional Chinese and other dialects. That’s why we only use native-speaking translators who can correctly identify and accurately translate written text and transcribe all dialects of Chinese. We employ skilled linguists who natively speak a wide range of Asian languages so no matter which vernacular your project is in, or which one you need it translated into, we can provide high quality translation services every time.

ARE NATIVE AMERICAN LANGUAGES RELATED TO ASIAN LANGUAGES?

There has been no definitive proof that Native American languages are linked to Asian tongues, but there is some belief that they could be, because genetically Native Americans are closely related to East Asians.

WHAT ASIAN LANGUAGE IS THE EASIEST TO LEARN?

It is often thought Indonesian or Malay are the easiest forms of Asian to learn and there are many elearning courses available to learn these vernaculars.

WHAT’S THE HARDEST ASIAN LANGUAGE TO LEARN?

Mandarin Chinese, though widely spoken is often considered one of the hardest tongues to learn. If you require Asian translation services we would always advise using a translation service such as Absolute Translations which only uses native speaking translators rather than machine translation to ensure the meaning of your document is correctly portrayed.

WHAT IS THE BEST ASIAN LANGUAGE TO LEARN?

Chinese, Japanese or Korean are all good languages to choose from as they are some of the most widely spoken languages. Oddly in Asia, one of the most commonly spoken second languages is Arabic.

WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO LEARN AN ASIAN LANGUAGE?

Whether you are learning Japanese, Korean, Chinese or any other languages there is no one ‘right way’ to learn. From emigrating, to courses and online apps – what works for you is totally subjective.

HOW SIMILAR ARE ASIAN LANGUAGES?

As there are over 2000 Asian languages and there is some overlap with some of them. To achieve a totally correct translation always use a translation service that uses native-speaking translators such as Absolute Translations.

WHERE DO ASIAN LANGUAGES COME FROM?

Most Asian speakers would have a mother tongue that derives from the Sino-Tibetan family. There are however also Indo-European languages spoken across Asia which share routes in Latin, Greek and Hebrew, and East Asian languages that have separate origins.

WHICH ASIAN LANGUAGE HAS SEVEN DIALECTS INCLUDING MANDARIN?

Chinese is an Asian language that has seven dialects; Mandarin Guan, Hakka/Keija, You, Wue, and Min.

WHY DO ASIAN LANGUAGES USE SYMBOLS?

Many Asian countries use use symbols or ideographs to represent words and ideas instead of an alphabet. For example, Japanese text which is a “logosyllabic” system so each character symbolizes a syllable of spoken Japanese. If you need to translate simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese or any other Asian pictorial writing then we can provide the translation services you need.

HOW MANY COUNTRIES DOES ASIA HAVE? 

According to the United Nations, Asia is made up of 48 countries.

WHAT ARE THE MOST POPULAR ASIAN LANGUAGES SPOKEN AROUND THE WORLD?

Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai are just a few of the most often spoken Asian languages.

ARE MANY ASIAN LANGUAGES SPOKEN IN THE UK?

It is difficult to get an accurate picture of how many Asian languages are spoken in the UK as many are spoken as secondary languages, but as the UK has a rich immigrant history there are communities speaking all types of Asian such as Punjabi, Chinese, Bengali, Cantonese, Gujarati, Arabic, and many many more.

WHAT ARE THE TOP TRANSLATED ASIAN LANGUAGES AT ABSOLUTE TRANSLATIONS?

At Absolute Translations we can provide absolutely accurate translation of the most popular tongues from Japanese, Chinese, Hindi to even the most obscure dialects spoken in Taiwan, or the islands around Japan.

WHAT OTHER ASIAN LANGUAGE SERVICES DO YOU OFFER?

Absolute Translations have been providing translation services for over 20 years so have developed a expert team providing everything from basic accurate translation to certified translation to clients in every global market. When you need translation for Asian countries, whatever kinds of document you need translated from word to pdfs, technical documents, financial documents, and more. We can provide website and marketing material localisation, video transcription, editing and the full range of services you may need.

Not only that, thanks to our translation memory software you can be assured that you’ll get a better deal for repeat translation services as you won’t have the expense of translating the same text twice.