The Sorani Language

Soranî (also called Central Kurdish) is the name of a Kurdish language that is spoken in Iran and Iraq and such is a member of the Iranian languages. Soranî belongs to one of the main Kurdish languages.

To refer to southern Kurmanji dialects as Soranî is a recent naming by linguists after the name of the former principality of Soran. The present Kurdish standard called Soranî is in fact an idealized version of the Silêmanî dialect, which uses the phonemic system of the Píjhdar and Mukrî dialects. Objections have been made to the name Soranî on the grounds that the name of one dialect, Soranî, spoken in the region Soran should not be extended to cover a group of dialect.

The exact number of Sorani speakers is difficult to determine, but it is generally thought that Sorani is spoken by between seven and twelve million people in Iraq and Iran. It is the most widespread speech of Kurds in Iran and Iraq. In particular, it is spoken by:

Around 3.5 Million of the Kurds in Iran. Located south of the Urmia Lake that stretches roughly to the outside of Kermanshah. Around 3.5 million of the Kurds in Iraq, including the Soran clan.

Sorani Translation Services

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Sorani Translation for Business

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Our Sorani 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 Sorani translators and interpreters dispersed all around the world. Our global Project Management presence and dispersed teams of Sorani translators means that we can offer you real advantages where you have tight turnaround requirements.

Sorani Transcreation

There are a wide range cultural aspects in the Sorani 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 Sorani 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 Sorani translators only translate into there native tongue.

Sorani Website Localization

In the age of globalization, localizing your website into Sorani 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 Sorani, 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.