Portuguese Translation Services
We undertake English to Portuguese and Portuguese to English translation, editing and proofreading services.
Portuguese Translation Services
Parikh Info Solutions Pvt. Ltd. is a fast growing Language Service Provider company based in Mumbai, India. Parikh Info Solutions Pvt. Ltd. is a professional translation company in India, We have a team of 50+ experienced Portuguese translators specializing in diverse fields like Finance document translation, Engineering document translation, Medical document translation, Life Science document translation, Entertainment document translation, Corporate document translation, Education document translation, IT document translation, Legal document translation, Marketing document translation etc.
CAT Tools: Our translators can use several CAT (Computer Aided Translation) tools like Trados, Wordfast Pro, Memsource, memoQ, ATMS, TM Connect, SmartCAT, MateCAT, etc. for consistent translation service.
Fonts: As per standard industry practice, we use Unicode fonts like Mangal, Nirmala, Arial Unicode MS for Portuguese. For some print jobs requiring TTF fonts, we can use ShreeLipi fonts.
Human Translation / Machine Translation: Like any other industry, language industry is also evolving with use of machine learning and AI. While we strive for best quality human translation, we also understand the need of the hour, and do undertake MTPE (Machine Translation Post Editing) projects for very large volume jobs, whereby the clients insist on MTPE to save time, efforts and cost
However, all other regular jobs are strictly done by experienced native human translators and that is the reason we have been able to retain our clients since several years with consistent high quality human translations.
Interesting Facts About Portuguese
1. Portuguese is a Western Romance language
Originating in the Iberian Peninsula. It is the sole official language of Portugal, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe. It also has co-official language status in East Timor, Equatorial Guinea and Chinese Macau. A Portuguese-speaking person or nation is referred to as "Lusophone" (Lusófono). As the result of expansion during colonial times, a cultural presence of Portuguese and Portuguese creole speakers are also found around the world (e.g., Cape Verdean Creole, the most widely spoken of these).
Portuguese is part of the Ibero-Romance group that evolved from several dialects of Vulgar Latin in the medieval Kingdom of Galicia and the County of Portugal, and has kept some Celtic phonology and lexicon. With approximately 215 to 220 million native speakers and 250 million total speakers, Portuguese is usually listed as the sixth most natively spoken language in the world, the third-most spoken European language in the world in terms of native speakers, and the most spoken language in the Southern Hemisphere. It is also the second-most spoken language, after Spanish, in South America and all of Latin America, one of the 10 most spoken languages in Africa and is an official language of the European Union, Mercosur, OAS, ECOWAS and the African Union. The Community of Portuguese Language Countries is an international organization made up of all of the world's officially Lusophone nations.
2. History of Portuguese Language
When the Romans arrived at the Iberian Peninsula in 216 BC, they brought the Latin language with them, from which all Romance languages descend. The language was spread by Roman soldiers, settlers, and merchants, who built Roman cities mostly near the settlements of previous Celtic civilizations established long before the Roman arrivals. For that reason, the language has kept a relevant substratum of much older, Atlantic European Megalithic Culture and Celtic culture, part of the Hispano-Celtic group of ancient languages. Between AD 409 and AD 711, as the Roman Empire collapsed in Western Europe, the Iberian Peninsula was conquered by Germanic peoples of the Migration Period. The occupiers, mainly Suebi, Visigoths and Buri who originally spoke Germanic languages, quickly adopted late Roman culture and the Vulgar Latin dialects of the peninsula and over the next 300 years totally integrated into the local populations.
After the Moorish invasion beginning in 711, Arabic became the administrative and common language in the conquered regions, but most of the remaining Christian population continued to speak a form of Romance commonly known as Mozarabic, which lasted three centuries longer in Spain. Like other Neo-Latin and European languages, Portuguese has adopted a significant number of loanwords from Greek, mainly in technical and scientific terminology. These borrowings occurred via Latin, and later during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
3. Geographic distribution of Portuguese Language
Portuguese is the native language of the vast majority of the people in Portugal, Brazil and São Tomé and Príncipe (95%). Perhaps 75% of the population of urban Angola speaks Portuguese natively, while approximately 85% fluent; these rates are significantly lower in the countryside. Just over 40% (and rapidly increasing) of the population of Mozambique are native speakers of Portuguese, and 60% are fluent, according to the 2007 census. Portuguese is also spoken natively by 30% of the population in Guinea-Bissau, and a Portuguese-based creole is understood by all.
No data is available for Cape Verde, but almost all the population is bilingual, and the monolingual population speaks the Portuguese-based Cape Verdean Creole. Portuguese is mentioned in the Constitution of South Africa as one of the languages spoken by communities within the country for which the Pan South African Language Board was charged with promoting and ensuring respect.
4. Official status of Portuguese Language
The Community of Portuguese Language Countries (in Portuguese Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa, with the Portuguese acronym CPLP) consists of the eight independent countries that have Portuguese as an official language: Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal and São Tomé and Príncipe.
Equatorial Guinea made a formal application for full membership to the CPLP in June 2010, a status given only to states with Portuguese as an official language. In 2011, Portuguese became its third official language (besides Spanish and French) and, in July 2014, the country was accepted as a member of the CPLP. Portuguese is also one of the official languages of the Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China of Macau (alongside Chinese) and of several international organizations, including Mercosur, the Organization of Ibero-American States, the Union of South American Nations, the Organization of American States, the African Union, the Economic Community of West African States, the Southern African Development Community and the European Union.
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At Parikh Info Solutions Pvt. Ltd., we provide the highest quality translation services second to none. We work with qualified native linguists so that the integrity of your document's content remains intact. All our native linguists have a rich experience of over 5 years.
Our linguists have the latest CAT tools at their fingertips to resolve all your complex translations. Parikh Info Solutions Pvt. Ltd. works the finest hence many large companies including government agencies have placed their trust in us.
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We specialise in translating all major and rare Indian languages such as Hindi to English, Marathi to English, Telugu to English, Odia to English, Punjabi to English, Gujarati to English. We also provide back-translation for English to Hindi, English to Marathi, English to Telugu, English to Punjabi, English to Odia and many more languages.
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Send us any documents, patents, technical manuals we will translate it for you. We provide translation service, back-translation service, proofreading service, editing service, linguistic reviews services, cognition debriefing reviews service, cultural consulting service, QM and reconciliation service for you.
We offer translation services for following fields:
- Medical Document
- Information Technology
- Technical / Engineering
- Corporate Communication
- Government Document
We use the latest CAT tools for consistency of terminology and to provide the fastest turnaround. We now have an improved digital reach making our services easily accessible. Break down the language barriers using our translation services.
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