I've volunteered to translate a few talks, from English to Spanish, so the translation can be included in video as subtitles. I was just given the audio to work with. I've only ever done text-to-text translation before, so I have no idea how to start on working with audio-to-subtitles. Please help. [more inside]
I have seen the phrase "dwarf bravery" on japanese shirts a lot. What the hell concept is being mistranslated here? Does whatever japanese word or words this originates from have a real english equivalent?
I'm reaching for a phrase for a short science fiction piece I'm working on. I'd like to know what a Classical-Latin-speaking character would say if they wanted to articulate a particular concept analogous to "I think therefore I am", but expressing instead a monstrous moral conclusion they've reached along the lines of I think therefore none may be / shall be. [more inside]
I'd like to know the English translation for this specific song: Muoi Nam Tinh Cu, however if there is a good site that has a listing of classic Vietnamese songs with English translations, I'd love to know!
What is "The storm cannot be stopped; but it can be survived" in Latin?
My dad found this postcard that was sent in 1910 from my great-great-grandmother to her son and his wife. I've taken a stab at translating it from Norwegian to English using Google Translate, but I've only been able to figure out a few words due to the handwriting. There might also be some characters that I'm not familiar with. Can anyone decipher more of it? [more inside]
Can anyone translate this Japanese letter or point me to a translation service? [more inside]
Can you translate this Italian phrase into English? "Nun so' fesso ma faccio o' fesso perche' facendo o' fesso te faccio fesso." [more inside]
I wonder if someone translates the Finnish theme song for Moomin into English. I cannot find the English translation in the internet. It would be very nice to understand what this interesting and classic Finnish song is about. [more inside]
What does this Egyptian Arabic song mean in English? Listen to the song here. Thanks! : )
Hermann Hesse apparently published a book called Bäume: Betrachtungen und Gedichte (Trees: Reflections and Poems) and I'm trying to find a version in English, because it sounds awesome. Look. [more inside]
Can someone who speaks Spanish tell me what this song means? [more inside]
Are there any untranslateable American and British words? [more inside]
Work-related question: Can the average Japanese-only speaker read and pronounce English words? [more inside]
Amazing, newer French novels that are not available in English translation? [more inside]
I'm interested in translating someone's dissertation/book from Spanish to English. Is there some way I can make this happen? If so, how do I go about it? [more inside]
I need a translation of a family motto: "jouir en bien" or "joir en bien". [more inside]
I am translating a German bibliography entry to English. The entry has "21. Jg." after the periodical title. What does "Jg." mean?
How would you translate this into English? Il n'est voisin qui ne voisine. I know it's a French idiom, but what does it mean?
What does Verblödung mean in English? [more inside]
How can I begin getting low-key freelance work in French --> English translation? [more inside]
I need help translating an email from German to English. [more inside]
Best way to express a percentange reduction in the english language. [more inside]
Tips on translating a bunch of documents quickly and efficiently? [more inside]
SpanishFilter: Translation these apartment moving phrases from English to written and spoken (Mexican) Spanish, por favor? [more inside]
Short and sweet: what's the best way to translate "girl of darkness" to Japanese as if it were someone's formal title? I need it romanized, not in katakana or hiragana. Thanks. [more inside]
硬背. Please translate this into English for me. [more inside]
In need of Finglish (Farsi) translation. Original text inside. [more inside]
How to translate the scientific/statistical English words "accuracy" and "precision" into scientific/statistical Russian? [more inside]
I'd like to study about Comparative Literature, but as I've looked around at CompLit university departments it appears that there isn't really anything like an introductory course or textbook. [more inside]
Help me name my Spanish-English translation company [more inside]
I need to have a latin phrase translated for a tattoo I'm getting, anyone know latin? the phrase is: "One day we will burn together as stars" [more inside]
What does "wegdrückbar" (in a medical context) mean in English? [more inside]
Is there any database or online fan community focused on translating European comics? [more inside]
My girlfriend's parents have been told that they may develop 森林脑炎 -- a Chinese disease which seems to be similar to Lyme disease. Can you help me find out what this is called in English, so I can find out how serious a condition this is? [more inside]
I have one scanned JPG image of one typewritten page of modern German (or possibly modern Swiss-German). What's the best company, service, or person to use to get it translated into English quickly? [more inside]
Francofilter (part 2) (part 1): What's my best option for a science/technical French-English/English-French dictionary? [more inside]
Can anyone tell me what works of Dazai Osamu's are translated in (1) Phyllis I. Lyons's "The Saga of Dazai Osamu: A Critical Study with Translations"; and (2) James O'Brien's "Dazai Osamu: Selected Stories and Sketches"? [more inside]
How do you say " I got hit (in the head) by....(something)" I have to do an oral presentation in spanish but Im not sure how to say I was....i got hit? Im telling a story of when i got hit in the head with a swing...i have to use imperfect and preterite tense....any ideas
Could someone please translate my email to Spain from English into Spanish? [more inside]
I need some very simple phrases translated from English into Spanish. [more inside]
I'm working on a logo for my school's student government. How do you translate "to improve student life" into Latin? How would you symbolically represent the executive branch if the judicial was a gavel and the legislative was a quill?
Help needed with Italian to English translation. I emailed an restaurant in Italy to ask for a reseravation in Italian (cut and paste from a phrasefinder) - they have emailed back to confirm booking (that bit I understand) but have run the next bit through babelfish and still don't understand what they mean... [more inside]
Parlez-Vous Français? I need a french to english translation. I love this short film and find it fun to watch but I think it would be even funnier for me if I knew what was going on. [more inside]
I'm looking for an English translation of Borges online. [more inside]
A friend of mine would like to buy an electronic Japanese-English dictionary. What model do you recommend? [more inside]
Does anyone have a link to or scan of an English translation of the poem "Le Dur Desire de Durer" by Paul Eluard?
Can anyone supply me with a link to, or scan of, an English translation of a poem by Paul Eluard? Specifically, "Le Dur Desire de Durer" ("The Dour Desire to Endure")? Merci/Thanks.
old macdonald had a farm - i need it in german. [more inside]
ForeignLanguageFilter: What tools (if any?) are available on the Internet for translating materials that are not prose into English? Specfically, I need an English translation for a song lyric I have only in French. Neither my pathetic high school slacker French nor the usual suspects are producing anything useful... Any suggestions?