Spanish Language Translation

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  • Number of Spanish native speakers globally: 410 million
  • Number of countries where Spanish is an official language: 20
  • Approx. percentage of world trade conducted in Spanish: 6.8%

Spanish, also known as Castilian, is a Romance language originating from the Castile region in central Spain. Spanish is a part of the Ibero-Romance group of languages, which evolved from several dialects of Latin after the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the fifth century. From its beginnings, Spanish vocabulary was influenced by its contact with Basque and by other related Ibero-Romance languages and later absorbed many Arabic words during the Muslim presence on the Iberian Peninsula. One thing to bear in mind, though Catalan and Basque are spoken within the borders of Spain, they are separate languages with their own distinct identities.

Spanish is the most widely understood language in the Western Hemisphere, with significant populations of native Spanish speakers from the tip of Patagonia to as far north as New York City. With 15% of the US workforce being Latino, Spanish is the most popular second language learned by native English speakers in the US.

We offer professional Spanish to English and English to Spanish translations - and other language combinations including Spanish. If you are looking for translations into Spanish, please tell us where the translations will be used – there are significant differences between European and Latin-American Spanish, and we will work with native speakers from the relevant region to meet your requirements.

A tip to bear in mind is to allow flexibility in the layout of your documents. Spanish to English translations typically contract by about 20% depending on the subject matter. English to Spanish translation typically expands by about 20%.

We work to the following ‘golden rules’:

  • All translators work into their mother tongue
  • All translators are qualified and experienced professional linguists
  • We ensure that the translator has sufficient understanding of the subject matter
  • We use the latest translation technology sensibly to provide an accurate and prompt service

Please contact us for more information on Spanish language translation.