Working languages:
English to Dutch
German to Dutch

Machiel van Veen
Never give up!

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Local time: 19:36 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Dutch Native in Dutch
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Transcription
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Specializes in:
Poetry & LiteratureFolklore
Environment & EcologyGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Food & Drink

Rates
English to Dutch - Rates: 0.05 - 0.12 EUR per word
German to Dutch - Rates: 0.05 - 0.12 EUR per word
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 305, Questions answered: 207, Questions asked: 98
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 6
Experience Years of experience: 24. Registered at ProZ.com: Feb 2003.
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Bio
Working on
"Die Gebrueder Grimm" Language: Old High German.
"Open Sesam" from Tom Holt.
Transcription of documents written in the Fractur-Alphabet into Latin Alphabet, English, German and Dutch. Decoding old handwritten manuscripts, also in English, German and Dutch.

Finished in American and / or English to Dutch:

"The Sotweed Factor" from John Barth, 795 pages.
"Rapidly round the bend" from C. Hamilton Ellis.
"Thistle and Thyme" from Sorche Nic Leodhas. (Scottish-English.)
"Living Food for an Optimum Health" from Brian R. Clement.
“Merlin” from Robert Nye.

Poetry and songs:
“The Devon Maid” from Keats.
"Lied vom ein kleines Wind" from Bertold Brecht (German to Dutch).
"Wish you were here" from Pink Floyd.

Finished in Dutch to English:
Eight travel accounts for the “Foundation Zanskar Schools”.
"Ik ween om bloemen in de knop gebroken" from Willem Kloos, (I cry for flowers broken in their knob).

Written: hundreds of poems. Several short story's such as "Grain", "Little Princess Amalut" for my daughter.
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Total pts earned: 328
PRO-level pts: 305


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Keywords: Literature, Poetry, Children's books, Environment, Food and Health, Traveling, Science Fiction.


Profile last updated
Apr 19



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