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Technical Translations Spanish-English-Croatian

Quality is always our top priority, which is why at ESmedo we select only native-speaking translators of Croatian with excellent linguistic skills and an extensive technical knowledge background. Need to translate some technical specifications from Croatian into English or from English into Croatian?

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Technical and scientific translation projects from or into the Croatian language

When you translate technical documentation into Croatian, you ensure that Croatians understand how your product works. The presence of science and technology in everyday life is such that it is essential to plan well in advance the management of technical translations into . Nowadays, translation of technical documents from or into Croatian (instructions books, technical proposals, Standard Operating Procedures or Material Data Safety Sheets) is crucial for companies wishing to establish in other territories like Croatia…  The difficulty for a translator is twofold: to translate technical terminology correctly, but also to adapt to the local speech culture of your Croatian potential leads.

Accuracy and thoroughness in our work are essential, and the slightest error in a technical translation of Croatian can have serious consequences. The world of technology relies on clear and concise technical documents. However, who has not come across an instruction manual for an electrical appliance that is totally incomprehensible? Or worse, with grammatical and syntactic errors that impoverish the company’s image in front of our English-speaking or Croatian clients.

It is worth remembering that in a technical translation from English into Croatian we should always consider two aspects: the technical and the linguistic side. For this reason, and also because translators have to be constantly trained, this type of translation service is usually more expensive than translating a general text.

Croatian Technical Documentation is needed to demonstrate compliance with national and international standards and directives. Technical patents, product catalogues or technical drawings: all these documents officially certify that all business and operating procedures are correct and in accordance with legal requirements. 

If you do not submit all this documentation, your company risks losing Croatian-speaking customers or, worse, being banned from marketing your product in Croatia… Investing in the Croatian translation of your technical documentation gives your company long-term security. On the other hand, it is a sign of professionalism towards your customers, employees and business partners in Croatia

A good translation shows that your company cares about your employees and suppliers having all the information both in English and in Croatian, and that they work in good conditions.

Technical Translations Spanish-English-Croatian

Many companies and industries need accurate and reliable technical translations into Croatian whenever they acquire products and services from countries like Croatia… and these have to comply with domestic compliance processes. Any time you do business with Croatian companies, it is vital that you understand exactly what you are buying.

Similarly, when you sell products and and services to other countries (Croatia…) you will be compelled to provide your documentation in Croatian.

Technical Translation refers to files such as operation manuals, technical sheets or websites containing highly-specialized information. Translation of software strings, patents and user manuals are among the most demanded services. ESmedo is a Technical Translation Company that manages translation projects into any combination between Spanish-English-Croatian. We translate, edit and review any kind of technical documentation: product descriptions, tendering documents, technical and scientific reports, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) or Safety Data Sheets (SDS).

Text Strings

Translation and localization, from Croatian or into Croatian, of software text strings requires good planning and checking. The translation of software strings is a specific area of technical translation. First of all, and before the translation process begins, the project manager has to correctly import the files in order to extract the text to be translated, leaving the code intact and respecting the character encoding. Strings usually contain isolated and out-of-context words and commands. For that reason, professional technical Croatian translators need a reference and some context to do their job well. It is always a good idea to get some screenshots of the software interface.

Patents

Translation of patents from English into Croatian are only assigned to translators with a solid linguistic, technical and legal background. Patent drafting uses very specific language, with rigid legal and practical requirements.

The patents describe a number of technical data, referring also to future applications of the invention, but without disclosing vital details.

User manuals

Translating user manuals from Spanish or English into Croatian requires a solid knowledge of a particular field, and the ability to express complex concepts in a simple language. This type of translation is in high demand, as all technology companies that do business with Croatia, need their user manuals to be properly translated into Croatian.

Native Croatian linguists

The quality of our mother-tongue Croatian translators is based on a meticulous selection of profiles based on academic merit and professional experience as technicians and scientists. Our linguists are native Croatians and always translate into any of the Croatian variants spoken in Croatia

Technical translators not only know the technical terms and phrases. They are acquainted with the subject area and can make knowledgeable decisions based on their expertise.

On the other hand, each sector that relies on technical translations works with specific terminology and sometimes with specific technical jargon. Someone who is not connected with the industry will not be able to provide accurate Croatian translations, simply because they are not familiar with the terminology used by doctors, engineers or chemists.

In order for English-Croatian technical translations to be cost-effective and professional, specialists rely on Computer Aided Translation tools. These tools allow linguists to offer a quality service no matter how complex the terminology. With a good glossary of terms and a well-managed translation memory, we ensure that translations are consistent throughout. This is essential in !{wpv-post-taxonomy type=”idioma” format=”name”] technical translations, where linguists work with a lot of documentation.

Translation Technologies

For complex technical translation projects for Croatian-English or English-Croatian we create specialized terminology glossaries, subject to verification and approval by the client. Likewise we build translation memories (Spanish-English-Croatian multilingual files), which ensures a consistency in the translation, speeds up the process and leads to significant money savings. We work for clients in Croatia among other countries. For each of them we set up specific translation memories and terminology database that they can review and approve.

Did you know that…?

Croatian (hrvatski, in Croatian) is the official language of Croatia. It is spoken by around 4.8 million people in all areas of public and private life. It is estimated that around 4 million people speak Croatian in Croatia, and 5.5 million worldwide.

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A quick overview of the Croatian language

Croatian is a South Slavic language spoken mainly in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Serbian province of Vojvodina. A total of about five and a half million people speak it.

The oldest texts in Croatian date from the 11th century and were written in the Glagolitic script, mainly in Croatia. The oldest text in the Latin alphabet dates from 1345. The Glagolitic alphabet was eventually replaced by the Latin alphabet in Croatia.

Until the mid-nineteenth century there was no standard written form of Croatian, but there was a lot of literature in different dialects.

The Croatian Latin alphabet was invented in 1835 by Ljudevit Gaj, a Croatian linguist, based on the Czech and Polish alphabets. Today, this alphabet is used in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia. Variations of this alphabet are used for Slovenian and Macedonian.

Croatian contains many words of Latin and German origin. Many Croatian neologisms are created by combining and adapting existing words.
Croatian is closely related to and is mutually intelligible with Serbian, Bosnian and Montenegrin.