• Focus on Translation

The following articles will give our customers and interested readers an idea of our understanding of the nature of translation and the consequent practical implications for various approaches which can be adopted by translators.

General thoughts concerning Translation

A piece intended to illustrate how the practice of translation differs from one language (the original) to another (the target) going beyond purely mechanistic processes typical of computer translation.

Particularities of the Celtic Languages

Translation to dominated languages more often than not fails to understand the radically different societal context in which such languages exist. The 'standard' / 'slang' dichotomy, pervasive in the context of well-established official languages such as English and French, does not tally with the dialectal reality of written expression in the modern Celtic languages.