Scandinavian Languages | North Germanic | Translation from/into Nordic Languages
Scandinavian language translation | Danish, Faroese, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish Translation Services in the Nordics
Scandinavian Translation and Agency with Professional Nordic Translators
In accordance with the quality policy of Baltic Media®, Scandinavian language translation required by the client is carried out by a Scandinavian translator who is a NATIVE speaker of a Scandinavian language and/or who resides in Scandinavia. For Scandinavian language translation we employ only professional Scandinavian translation specialists with a college/university degree in linguistics and/or with experience in Scandinavian translation work with/without specialisation in a specific field. We have implemented and we work in accordance with the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System; thus, we have improved the Scandinavian translation project coordination and Scandinavian translator selection procedure. Baltic Media® has its own Scandinavian translator testing system. Criteria: linguistic education, at least 5 years of experience in Scandinavian translation, references from other clients and a Scandinavian test translation.The Scandinavian or North Germanic languages compose one of the three branches of the Germanic languages, a sub-family of the Indo-European languages, along with the West Germanic languages and the extinct East Germanic languages. The North Germanic languages are sometimes specified as the "Nordic languages” (Danish, Swedish, Norwegian). In Scandinavia, the term "Scandinavian languages" refers to the languages of the three continental Scandinavian countries as a subgroup of the Nordic languages, leaving aside the insular subgroup of Faroese and Icelandic. Approximately 20 million people in the Nordic countries speak a Scandinavian language as their native language including an approximately 5% minority in Finland. Languages belonging to the North Germanic language tree are also spoken on Greenland and, by immigrants in North America One of the mainstays of Nordic co-operation is the ability to understand each other’s language. Danish, Norwegian and Swedish are so closely related that if you speak one of them, relatively little effort is required to understand the others.
Almost 80% of the population of the Nordic Region have Danish, Norwegian or Swedish as their first language. This is a clear advantage in many contexts, but it is also important to acknowledge the linguistic diversity of the Nordic countries.
Indo-European Language TreeIn total, 46% of the world's population (3.2 billion) speaks an Indo-European language as a first language, by far the highest of any language family. Germanic languages, branch of the Indo-European language family. Scholars often divide the Germanic languages into three groups: West Germanic, including English, German, and Netherlandic (Dutch); North Germanic, including Danish, Swedish, Icelandic, Norwegian, and Faroese; and East Germanic, now extinct, comprising only Gothic and the languages of the Vandals, Burgundians, and a few other tribes.
Baltic Media® Translation Agency in the NordicsThe Baltic Media® Nordic-Baltic Translation agency is a leading provider of digital translation services in Northern Europe specialising in Northern European (incl. Nordic, Baltic, Slavic) languages mostly in translation services from/into Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Icelandic, Faroese, Norwegian, German, English, Polish, Russian, Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian. As an ISO certified language service provider, the Baltic Media® translation agency offers human translation services for corporate, governmental and private clients.
Certified Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Icelandic, Danish Translation ServicesA great number of our Scandinavian translators are certified Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Icelandic, Danish translators. This qualification is essential for Scandinavian translations certified by a notary as well as for interpretation in Court trials.
Scandinavian Translation Services by Native Scandinavian TranslatorsSwedish people in Stockholm, summer 2022. Credit Baltic Media
- Each translation of the Scandinavian languages goes through three stages: translation, editing and proof-reading.
- Scandinavian translators work with such translation programs as SDL Trados Studio and Memsource, which ensure consistent terminology.
- Data security, storage and confidentiality are our responsibilities. Finished Scandinavian translations are stored on our servers. If you ever lose your Scandinavian translation, we will find it in our electronic archives.
- Educated, competent and service-oriented Scandinavian translation project managers who constantly improve their qualifications in Scandinavian project management.
- Civil liability insurance against any possible Scandinavian translation mistakes — the insurance company will compensate the loss caused to the client. While no such case has ever occurred in the history of the Baltic Media® operation, the insurance serves as an additional guarantee for the client.
- We work globally and have 30 years of international work experience, as our customers and Scandinavian translators are located on every continent.
- Additional services include layout design for Scandinavian translations and pre-print preparation. When submitting the copy for Scandinavian translation to us, you may choose to receive the layout ready to print. We offer a layout design service (DTP — Desktop Publishing)