Japanese- English automotive dictionary/links/resources - suggestions needed
Thread poster: eirajel

eirajel
Japanese to English
May 15, 2009

Hi,
I wonder how good the translation software such as Wordfast, Trados and MemoQ are at translating automotive terms?
Also does anyone know of a great online resource for Japanese to English automotive dictionary?

Thanks.


 

Rod Walters  Identity Verified
Japan
Local time: 12:30
Japanese to English
Misunderstanding of CAT tools? May 15, 2009

In all these CAT tools, you enter the terms yourself, so they're only as good as the terms you enter. The tools don't come with their own dictionaries.

If you Google "jidosha yogo" (using kanji), you'll find abundant automotive dictionaries. Pick the one you like best. Where the terms are arranged in nice tables, it's easy enough to copy them to Excel and hack them into a format that can be imported to your CAT tool.

Many such online resources include oddities, so some caution is required.


 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:


You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

Japanese- English automotive dictionary/links/resources - suggestions needed

Advanced search







BaccS – Business Accounting Software
Modern desktop project management for freelance translators

BaccS makes it easy for translators to manage their projects, schedule tasks, create invoices, and view highly customizable reports. User-friendly, ProZ.com integration, community-driven development – a few reasons BaccS is trusted by translators!

More info »
WordFinder Unlimited
For clarity and excellence

WordFinder is the leading dictionary service that gives you the words you want anywhere, anytime. Access 260+ dictionaries from the world's leading dictionary publishers in virtually any device. Find the right word anywhere, anytime - online or offline.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search