The Spanish Language
Language Overview: Spanish is the language of Spain. Spanish has a classification of Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Ibero-Romance, West Iberian, and Castilian.
Regions Spoken: Spanish is spoken in central and southern Spain, along with the Canary Islands. Also Spanish is spoken in countries like Andorra, Argentina, Aruba, Australia, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Jamaica, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uruguay, USA, and Venezuela.
Population: The total population of Spanish speakers in Spain is around 28,173,600, as of 1986. The total population of all Spanish speakers is around 322,299,171 (this means that about 294,125,571 people speak Spanish in other countries around the world).
Alternate Name: Some other names for Spanish are Espaol, Castellano, and Castilian.
Dialects: Some Spanish dialects are Andalusian (Andal, Andaluz, and Andalusi), Murcian, Aragonese, Navarrese, Castilian, Canary Islands Spanish, and American Spanish. Spanish has lexical similarities other languages: 89% with Portuguese, 85% wit Catalan, 82% with Italian, 76% with Sardinian, 75% with French, 74% with Rheto-Romance, and 71% with Rumanian.
Brief History: Spanish is an official language and is used by about 60,000,000 people as a second language. Spanish was used in the Bible form 1553-2000. The Aragonese dialect in Spanish is completely different from the Aragonese language. Most people who speak Spanish tend to also be a part of the Christian religion/faith.
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Spanish Translation for Business
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Our Spanish Translation Teams
We have specialist teams of professional linguist in various fields and competences. These translators are experts in their industry, with relevant knowledge and experience. We assign translation teams to work according to their business sector skill sets.
We have a large number of mother tongue Spanish translators and interpreters dispersed all around the world. Our global Project Management presence and dispersed teams of Spanish translators means that we can offer you real advantages where you have tight turnaround requirements.
There are a wide range cultural aspects in the Spanish speaking world that can vary quite significantly depending on the region. For example, many colors, symbols and region specific slang can have implications that can be quite different to those intended. It is vital that text be adapted accordingly.
In the translation industry we use the term ‘Transcreation’ to refer to this adaptation of a text to suit the cultural understanding of a specific target audience.
It can be a challenging task for a business to expand into the Spanish market. It’s vitally important that marketing and advertising messages are correctly adapted to this audience, while not compromising the original purpose, style, tone and context of the message. An awareness of local cultural nuances and adapting your text accordingly is why our Spanish translators only translate into there native tongue.
Spanish Website Localization
In the age of globalization, localizing your website into Spanish is a highly cost-effective investment and an easy way to expand your business presence in that target market. We can professionally translate your website into Spanish, retaining its meaning and flavor as per your original content. Don’t insult your prospective customers by using a “free website translation tool” that does nothing more than show disrespect; this is not a good start in building a client relationship. We can work in HTML, XML, ASP, PHP, GIF, JPEG, Joomla, Drupal, PNG, and CMS.