Member since Aug '06
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Working languages:
English to Arabic
Arabic to English
Arabic (monolingual)

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January 2021

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French to Arabic
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Ahmad Batiran
Where Accuracy Matters

Mukalla, Hadramawt, Yemen
Local time: 08:19 AST (GMT+3)

Native in: Arabic (Variants: Sudanese, Egyptian, Jordanian, Syrian, Saudi , Lebanese, Palestinian, Iraqi, Kuwaiti, Standard-Arabian (MSA), Moroccan, Yemeni) Native in Arabic
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Peace be with you! Thank you for visiting my profile! My name is Ahmed, a native Arabic speaker. I like labeling what I am doing as "Meaningful Accuracy with a Well-Studied Engineering of Words!".
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Training, Operations management, Copywriting, Project management
Specializes in:
Computers (general)Computers: Software
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersLinguistics
Idioms / Maxims / SayingsEngineering (general)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 202, Questions answered: 228, Questions asked: 61
Project History 32 projects entered    22 positive feedback from outsourcers    8 positive feedback from colleagues

Blue Board entries made by this user  9 entries

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Glossaries (المعلوماتية) IT تقنية المعلومات, Administration (phrases), Ar. Colloquial Sayings أمثلة عامية, Automobile, Bangali Dictionary, Batiran's Railway Gloss, Bengali-English, Borrowed Arabic words & terms, Business, Construction المعمار والبناء

Translation education Bachelor's degree - Applied Science University, Amman
Experience Years of experience: 20. Registered at Aug 2006. Became a member: Aug 2006. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English to Arabic (Applied Science University, Amman JORDAN, verified)
Arabic to English (Applied Science University, Amman JORDAN, verified)
English to Arabic (Arab Professional Translators Society (APTS/ATN))
Arabic to English (Arab Professional Translators Society (APTS/ATN))
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, BaccS, CafeTran Espresso, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Al-Mawrid Dictionary, American Heritage Dictionary, Global Arabic Encyclopedia, Notepad, Personal Online Utilities (backup...file-sharing), Resource Tuner, Wordfast Anywhere, Powerpoint
Forum posts 22 forum posts
Professional practices Ahmad Batiran endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Build or grow a translation team
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Find trusted individuals to outsource work to
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Transition from freelancer to agency owner
  • Transition from freelancer to another profession
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
  • Improve my productivity

Meaningful Accuracy with a Well-Studied Engineering of Words!


Dear Visitor,

Assalaamu 'alaikum (peace be to you) and welcome to my professional page!

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Have a nice time around!

I worked for WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff as an in-house senior translator. PB is the Program Management Office Consultant (PMOC) for Makkah Mass Rail Transit Company which was entrusted as the PMO of Makkah Public Transport Program (Metro & Bus) by the Development Commission of Makkah and Mashaaer (DCOMM)), now known as the Makkah Region Development Authority (MRDA).

Best regards,

Ahmad Batiran

Arabic linguist, Credited Licenced Senior English-Arabic Translator, Interpreter, Proofreader, and Mentor/Trainer, MA Student

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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: 234
PRO-level pts: 202

Top languages (PRO)
English to Arabic130
Arabic to English52
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 3 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Construction / Civil Engineering47
Law (general)16
Law: Contract(s)12
Computers: Software8
Pts in 16 more flds >

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

Project History Summary
Total projects32
With client feedback22
100% positive (22 entries)

Job type
Project management2
Language pairs
English to Arabic24
Arabic to English12
Specialty fields
Law (general)6
Computers: Software5
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.5
Construction / Civil Engineering4
Tourism & Travel4
Business/Commerce (general)3
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters3
Media / Multimedia2
Computers (general)1
Education / Pedagogy1
Law: Contract(s)1
Automotive / Cars & Trucks1
Names (personal, company)1
Other fields
IT (Information Technology)4
Medical: Pharmaceuticals3
Marketing / Market Research3
Investment / Securities3
Computers: Systems, Networks3
Medical: Health Care2
Food & Drink2
Human Resources2
Cooking / Culinary1
Energy / Power Generation1
Computers: Hardware1
Advertising / Public Relations1
Medical (general)1
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)1
International Org/Dev/Coop1
Finance (general)1
Sports / Fitness / Recreation1
Government / Politics1
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