Member since Jun '19

Working languages:
English to Somali
Somali to English

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March 2020

Abdifatah Aden
Somali Guru - Medical, Legal & Finance

Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
Local time: 11:28 EAT (GMT+3)

Native in: Somali (Variant: Maxaa Tiri) Native in Somali
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What Abdifatah Aden is working on
Feb 9 (posted via  Translating 18,000 words health care task for a repeat client. ...more, + 2 other entries »
Total word count: 3510

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Fast, flexible and friendly!
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
Data security Created by Evelio Clavel-Rosales This person has a SecurePRO™ card. View now.
Services Translation, Interpreting, Transcription, Website localization, Software localization, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Medical (general)Medical: Dentistry
Medical: Health CareNutrition
Law (general)Law: Contract(s)
Law: Taxation & CustomsFinance (general)
InsuranceHuman Resources

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Words translated: 3,712
English to Somali - Rates: 0.05 - 0.06 USD per word / 20 - 25 USD per hour
Somali to English - Rates: 0.05 - 0.06 USD per word / 20 - 25 USD per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 8, Questions answered: 5
Payment methods accepted Check, Visa, PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries Coronavirus, Countries, Election Lexicon, EN-SO, Seasons
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Kenyatta University
Experience Years of translation experience: 6. Registered at May 2019. Became a member: Jun 2019. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Somali (Kenyatta University)
Somali to English (Kenyatta University)
Memberships N/A
TeamsNative Somali Translators
Software CafeTran Espresso, Fluency, MateCat, memoQ, SDL TRADOS, Subtitle Edit, Translation Workspace, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Abdifatah Aden endorses's Professional Guidelines.

Boost your business with high quality Somali Services

English <> Somali translation and localization services


I'm a native Somali translator who has vast experience in providing quality translations. I’ve been doing translation and localization for more than 6 years and gained the skills and expertise to deliver high-quality results.

I provide comprehensive translation and your files will be free from errors – spelling, grammar, punctuation, tags, tense agreement, typos, repetition, flow, phrasing, and factual errors. I’m also flexible with file formatting and can sort out different text lengths that alter the document layout.

"I'm very happy to recommend Abdifatah Aden for your next Somali translation project. He completed the translation in an accurate and timely manner. I will not hesitate to hire him again if we need a Somali translator in the future." - Angelo of Alfatraduzioni.

What I offer

Best rates
Quick turn-around
Target formatting exact the same as the source
Proof-reading and PDTP (if required)

Tools and Softwares

☑️ SDL Trados    ☑️ Wordfast Pro   ☑️ Trans Tool    ☑️ MemoQ    ☑️ MateCat  

☑️ MemoSource    ☑️ Xbench QA    ☑️ Express Scribe   ☑️ Microsoft Office 

☑️ Google Docs   ☑️ Adobe (PS, Premiere, InDesign, Lightroom, Illustrator)

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Supported File Extentions

.xliff, .sdlproj, .ttx, txml, txliff, mqxliff, ftl, .html, .htm, .xhtml, .xht, .doc, .docx, .dotx, .xls, .xlsx, .xltx, .ppt, .pptx, .potx, .rtf , tif, tiff, .txt, .ini, .reg, .idml, .inx, .indd, .pdf, .pub


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: 16
(All PRO level)

Language (PRO)
English to Somali16
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
Government / Politics8
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters4

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects4
With client feedback1
100% positive (1 entry)

Job type
Language pairs
English to Somali4
Specialty fields
Medical: Health Care2
Education / Pedagogy2
Government / Politics1
Science (general)1
Other fields
Medical: Cardiology1
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