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Afrikaans translation services for official and professional use. We translate and certify documents between Afrikaans and English and a variety of other languages. We only translate with native-speaking Afrikaans translators so you can rest assured to have the most accurate documents.
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We exclusively assign native-speaking or bilingual Afrikaans translators to your project. Every bit of nuance is carefully considered during transfer between languages, ensuring that we are able to convey your meaning in the best way possible. Our translations are backed by ISO certifications and our very own Tomedes guarantee.
From Johannesburg to the world with our best-in-class translation services. Translations delivered promptly by native-speaking and bilingual Afrikaans language professionals. Reach out to us and get a quote in less than five minutes.
Tomedes takes pride in 95,000+ satisfied customers, around the globe, a number that includes several Fortune 500 companies. We have a 4.9 out of 5 aggregate star rating from1,798 online reviews.
The number of Afrikaans speakers are estimated to range between 15 and 23 million people, most based in South Africa. Aside from South Africa, there are communities of native Afrikaans speakers in Botswana, Eswatini, and Zimbabwe, and it is an official language in Namibia.
For any kind of content you need translated into Afrikaans, we have you covered. Your work will be assigned exclusively to bilingual translators who are fluent in Afrikaans and English. Our translators are consummate professionals with expertise in every sector imaginable. This is how we ensure that your meaning is conveyed as though originally written in the language.
English is spoken by 1.8 billion people in the world, so it might be imperative to translate your documents to reach a global audience. If you need to translate any content from Afrikaans from English, we have you covered. We offer a wider set of solutions to serve your needs. We offer top-quality Afrikaans to English translation with language specialists working in every industry, so you don’t have to worry about linguistic complexities in your niche being lost.
The African market is propelling itself toward ambitious economic growth, which means there is high demand for language solutions in many sectors. That’s why our language professionals are more than translators—they are also specialists with experience in a wide range of industries. Here are some of the different services we offer:
No text too long or complicated. Our translators have extensive experience with document translation for different sectors such as law, healthcare, finance, and more. Send us your document and expect a quote within minutes.
Clear, accurate legal translation in accordance with local legal standards is what you get when you trust us with the translation of your legal documents. Our legal translation services include everything from the translation of court transcripts to legal documents for compliance. With our team of legal translators you can make sure that we are leaving no room for misinterpretation.
When you need medical assistance, you need to consult professionals. It’s the same thing with translations. Then, medical translation services should be done by healthcare experts. At Tomedes, not only are we 100% HIPAA-compliant, we also utilize a large vendor management team who makes sure only medical translators are translating your medical documents.
Secure and scalable financial translation services are handled with bookkeeper’s precision with Tomedes. Financial translation is a very precise field, needing the utmost detail as well as the most security. Our financial translators are versed in reading every statement of account and transposing it to another language.
For companies like us a vast amount of experience translating documents usually equates to a diverse glossary of technical terms that allow us to handle even the most complex technical translation projects out there. For translations concerning the field of applied sciences like engineering and agriculture our technical translation services are just the right solution for you. You can trust us to aid you in completing any language project for any sector under the sun.
Certified Afrikaans translations for official use. Our certified translation services cover all official documents whether personal or business in nature. Some examples include:
Letters of Reference
Adapt your content to specific target regions and reach new audiences in a more meaningful, lasting way. Our specialists have technical experience in relevant platforms, ensuring that your project goes smoothly.
Tomedes is your partner in true creative linguistic collaboration. Rethink, redesign, and re-engineer your brand message for local audiences while preserving your core meaning.
If you need translations between Afrikaans and any language other than English, Tomedes has built a network of over 20,000 translators with a distinct repertoire of language skills. We will match you with a certified Afrikaans translator with the right skills for the job within minutes. Chat with one of our agents now to get a quote or answer any of your questions.
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Despite being considered an African language, Afrikaans is technically more aligned with West Germanic languages, tracing descent from the Indo-European language family due to its origins in Dutch. Afrikaans and English are the only languages of this category to have official status in South Africa, alongside many other African languages.
Afrikaans is technically a creole language, containing influences from a variety of African, colonial, and seafaring languages:
Afrikaans is one of the youngest official languages in the world. It was formally recognized as a real language in 1925 and enshrined as an official language in the country’s Constitution as a wholly separate language from Dutch in 1983. It is currently beaten out for the title by Haitian Creole (1987).
Afrikaans is written in Latin script. At an earlier point of the language’s history, South Africa’s Muslim Cape Malay community developed a version written in Arabic script. There are 74 extant texts, and is the only Germanic language with a writing system in Arabic script.
The English language has a number of loanwords from Afrikaans, such as aardvark, trek, and, perhaps most infamously, apartheid. Some more examples:
Haai / Goeie dag – Good day
Totsiens – Goodbye
Ja – Yes
Nee – No
Dankie – Thank You
Verskoon my – Excuse me
Jammer – Sorry
Gesondheid! – Cheers! (Good health)
Praat jy Engels? – Do you speak English?
Ek praat nie Afrikaans nie – I don’t speak Afrikaans.
Whether you are in search of Afrikaans to English translation services or a Afrikaans translator for English documents, Tomedes always guarantees our work. Our administrative staff is on-call regardless of what time zone you are in or what continent you are on, so don’t hesitate to reach out for a complimentary initial consultation. With locations all around the world, Tomedes is available for you 24/7. Please contact us via the form on our website or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for any of your Afrikaans translation service needs. If you would like to reach Tomedes by phone, do not hesitate to call our US offices at +1 985 239 0142 or our UK offices at +44 1615 096140. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you with your Afrikaans translation.
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