Need links for practical translating techniques
Thread poster: Mandy K

Mandy K
Local time: 14:26
English to Arabic
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Nov 22, 2013

hi all,

Do you know any links or references that explain technical issues for practical translating? whether basic or advanced.

things like when to use bracket squares or parenthesis, when and how to add notes when the st is hard to read or misspelled, how to translate stamps, signatures, names and acronyms ...etc any practical issues you might come across when translating

many thank for help


 

Andriy Yasharov  Identity Verified
Ukraine
Local time: 16:26
Member (2008)
English to Russian
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Guides Nov 22, 2013

Sometimes I use The Chicago Manual of Style and Microsoft style guides

 

Recep Kurt  Identity Verified
Turkey
Local time: 16:26
Member (2011)
English to Turkish
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Translation of official documents Nov 22, 2013

This book might be useful for translating official documents:

https://www.stjerome.co.uk/books/b/123/contents/


 

Javier Wasserzug  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 06:26
English to Spanish
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In Spanish Nov 22, 2013

I know the Manual de estilo de El País, can anyone recommend another one?
Thank you!


 

Marina Menendez  Identity Verified
Argentina
Local time: 10:26
Member
English to Spanish
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Libro de estilo Dec 12, 2013

In English:

Interinstitutional Style Guide: http://publications.europa.eu/code/en/en-000100.htm

In Spanish:

Libro de estilo interinstitucional de la Oficina de Publicaciones de la Unión Europea: http://publications.europa.eu/code/es/es-000100.htm

Otros textos de consulta en http://virgulilla.wordpress.com/2013/04/15/libro-de-estilo/

HTH

[Edited at 2013-12-12 04:32 GMT]


 

Ricardy Ricot  Identity Verified
Local time: 09:26
French to English
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APA style Dec 12, 2013

APA style is what scientists and a lot of professionals use: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

 


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