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Translation Back Office provides linguistic services in a wide range of subject matter fields and has an extensive network of resources located in each Latin American country. From English to Spanish or Portuguese, to local indigenous languages, we enable you to communicate with all Latin American audiences.

Portuguese Translation Services

Why is there a Need for Portuguese

Portuguese is spoken by more than 250 million people worldwide. It is the official language in Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, Timor Leste, São Tomé and Príncipe, and is spoken in several other countries as well. The largest Portuguese speaking population is in Brazil, with a population of approximately 200 million. Portugal, where Portuguese originated has a population of about 10 million. Portuguese is also one of the top five most used languages on the internet with approximately 82 million users.

What Is Important to Know About Portuguese Translations?

Brazilian and European Portuguese have differences in vocabulary, pronunciation, syntax and grammar. These differences can be particularly noticed in the IT area. For instance, in Portugal, "screen" is translated as "ecrã," whereas in Brazil it is translated as "tela." In Portugal, a mouse is called "rato," but people in Brazil use the English word "mouse." There are countless differences and the same happens within Brazil. In a country as wide as a continent it is important to be aware of regional variations and this requires cultural knowledge as well as a solid linguistic base.

Why Challenges Don't Stop Us

We offer a wide range of professional language translation services into Portuguese. Translators with a solid understanding of the source text language, English as well as the target language, Portuguese are needed because these types of translators are able to employ the most accurate usage of vocabulary and syntax into their Portuguese translations. This is why at Translation Back Office we only use native Portuguese-speaking translators of which have highly developed experience working with English, to produce the best Portuguese translation and localization jobs possible.

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Clients That Trust Us

  • theworldbank
  • BBC Books
  • rapiscan
  • huawei
  • GDF Suez
  • netgeo
  • Thomson Reuters
  • undp
  • imd
  • xerox
  • manpower

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