How do Trados and Wordfast help in Hindi translation?
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Dec 31, 2005

I am just curious to know whether Trados and Wordfast support Hindi and help in Hindi translation? If so, in which manner these softwares assist in translation? Whether these provide the machine translation of the English text which may be amended or modified subsequently to give it an accurate and proper shape? What exactly is the utility and functions of these softwares?

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Vauwe
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Hindi and Trados Dec 31, 2005

As far as I know, older releases of Trados do not support Hindi. Only as of Trados 7 Hindi is supported

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If so, in which manner these softwares assist in translation? Whether these provide the machine translation of the English text which may be amended or modified subsequently to give it an accurate and proper shape? What exactly is the utility and functions of these softwares?


Trados is like a brand new computer: it depends on what you put in it. Trados will never do a previous machine translation because Trados is not an automatic translator. It works as a gigantic database where all your translations can be input. The more translations you input, the higher the possibility you have to find a match.

It's very useful in certain types of text, for example software, large user's manuals, and the like. In them, you are bound to use a special kind of vocabulary and instructions that may be repeated. Trados is useful to find those for you and refresh your mind on how you translated something 50 pages ago.

Hope that helps!

P.
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