Working languages:
Arabic to English
English to Arabic

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April 2021

Diya Takrouri
Professional translator|25 years expr

Istanbul, Turkey
Local time: 05:49 +03 (GMT+3)

Native in: Arabic (Variants: Jordanian, Syrian) Native in Arabic
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This person has translated 42,623 words for Translators without Borders
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Transcreation, Native speaker conversation, MT post-editing, Editing/proofreading, Copywriting, Website localization, Transcription, Subtitling, Project management, Training, Voiceover (dubbing), Desktop publishing
Specializes in:
Law: Taxation & CustomsEducation / Pedagogy
Government / PoliticsPoetry & Literature
Advertising / Public RelationsPetroleum Eng/Sci
Tourism & TravelSurveying

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Words translated: 42,623
Arabic to English - Rates: 0.05 - 0.07 USD per word / 7 - 15 USD per hour / 1.25 - 2.00 USD per audio/video minute
English to Arabic - Rates: 0.05 - 0.07 USD per word / 7 - 15 USD per hour / 1.25 - 2.00 USD per audio/video minute
Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 196, Questions answered: 165
Blue Board entries made by this user  0 entries
Payment methods accepted Money order, PayPal, Wire transfer, Skrill
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 4
Translation education Master's degree - Damascus University
Experience Years of experience: 26. Registered at May 2016. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Arabic to English (Damascus University, verified)
English to Arabic (Damascus University, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, DejaVu, Dreamweaver, Easyling, Frontpage, Google Translator Toolkit, MateCat, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Smartcat
CV/Resume English (PDF)

linguist and translator, with a Chopin-like approach in as far as the
knowledge, the gift, the art, and the skills a proficient wordsmith needs to
have. This is in the sense that "Knowing two languages does not make one a
translator any more than having ten fingers makes one a pianist

is the having of these competencies that I pride myself in and employ in
fine-tuning, producing, and orchestrating (Arabic - English) target
language texts.
  An orchestration meant
to reflect an accurate, optimal, flawless and faithful approximation to the
spirit, style, tone, nuance, and verbatim of the source texts.

performing other language-related services,
including, proofreading, copyediting, transcription, subtitling,
localization, annotation, as well as other linguistic consultation tasks.

speaking linguist and translator having an innate passion for excellence.
  A passion, anchored by triple specialized
academic majors, enriched, refined, crystalized, and developed over 25 years
into proven competent expertise.

established background in a wide range of translation specialty, including IT, financial, educational, marketing, legal, business, technical, NGOs, and creative writing

This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 208
PRO-level pts: 196

Top languages (PRO)
Arabic to English124
English to Arabic72
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences28
Pts in 2 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)44
Finance (general)28
Poetry & Literature20
Law: Contract(s)16
Marketing / Market Research8
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters4
Pts in 17 more flds >

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Keywords: creative, perfectionist, linguist, translator, transcreatro, Arabic, English, proofreader, localization, transcription, subtitling, annotation

Profile last updated
Apr 16

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