Priya, a Senior Translator at AMPLEXOR, details the—usually welcomed—challenge technical translations present. Having subject matter expertise when it comes to technical translations (or any type of translation really) is vital.
Expert linguist, Priya, sums it up perfectly, “While in technical translations priority should be given to subject matter expertise rather than aesthetics of the language, a translator often cannot convey the exact meaning if he or she does not have the linguistic skills to complement that level of expertise, no matter the translator’s strategy.”
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