How Bulgarian Translation Services Add Value to Your Company
Situated on the threshold between East and West, Bulgaria occupies the eastern part of the Balkan peninsula. It was founded in the 7th century AD, making it one of the oldest countries in Europe!
A member of the European Union, Bulgaria is an economy that has undergone a rapid period of expansion over the last 30 years. As its economic recovery continues to gain momentum, the importance of trading with it continues to grow.
Bulgarian was one of the first Slavic languages to be written down. Now its alphabet has 30 letters! The pronunciation can be confusing for those starting out with the language.
Its strategic location means its language has been influenced by Greek, Latin, Turkish, Russian, and English over the years. It is now the first language of about 8 million people in Bulgaria and surrounding countries. Around 1.1 million Bulgarians reside in other countries, mainly in the EU but also in the United States.
Bulgarian is different from English in many ways. For instance, it has 3 different types of gendered language. These are male, female, and neutral. This makes it nuanced in a way that English is not. It also means that many sentences can’t be translated in a direct manner.
Also, it has phrases that don’t translate well to English. This is because many phrases pertain to Bulgarian history and ways of life. As such, speakers of other languages may not understand Bulgarian colloquialisms. Here are some phrases that are unique to the language:
“The hungry bear doesn’t dance” refers back to the time in which men used to travel around with bears. If the bears weren’t fed, they wouldn’t perform. The phrase means you must give something to get something in return.
“He is not a flower to sniff” indicates someone who has bad habits or a bad personality.
Most natives do not have a working knowledge of English. That’s where translation services come in.
Do you provide services in countries where large numbers of Bulgarian people live? Translation services can help you to reach this important demographic.
Are you wondering where to start? Let’s take a look at how the translation team at DTS can help.
Life Sciences and Medical Translation
The life sciences and medical fields rely on accurate translation. In fact, it’s impossible to overstate its importance.
People need access to high-quality medical information in their mother tongue. It can make the difference between life and death. Without translation services, patients may also not understand consent or intake forms. Having translations solves these problems. A professional translator can create Bulgarian versions of pertinent information and documents.
The benefits don’t stop there. With translation, you can publish your research articles in Bulgarian journals. You’ll broaden your range of potential research subjects, too
We also understand the regulatory demands of the industry. Over the last four decades, we have honed our medical translation skills. We provide translations that are both accurate and readily understandable for native speakers.
The following is a sample of the wide range of documents we have experience in translating:
- Patient Informed Consent Forms (ICFs)
- Patient Information Leaflets (PILs)
- Drug Inserts
- Product Labeling
- Marketing Materials
This is just a sample – please view the full list on the Life Sciences and Medical Translation page on our website.
We provide more than just document translation. We also provide localization services for websites, software, brochures, and much more. Our localization services go far beyond a word for word translation. They provide a truly local language experience for your customers, allowing your brand to resonate with them more easily.
Bulgaria specializes in many different manufacturing products. In fact, the country is Europe’s largest producer of zinc, copper, and lead. They also make 10% of the world’s hydraulic equipment.
Furthermore, they have mastered the production of nuclear equipment and military hardware. The country also makes many other products not related to the military
If you need any of these items, you should consider partnering with a factory. But how will you communicate with the factory’s leadership? By using English-Bulgarian professional translation services.
Similarly, is your business looking to expand into communities that speak Bulgarian? You need a translation service with technical and manufacturing translation experience.
Companies are now expected to communicate clearly and across multiple languages practically simultaneously. International relationships are forged with mutual understanding. Translation services are vital for lubricating these transactions.
Our expertise in technical and manufacturing translation services includes:
- Operator & Service Manuals
- Website, Videos & Mobile Apps
- Engineering Drawings
- Marketing Materials
- Product Data Sheets
- Instruction and User Guides
We have experience across a wide range of industries, including:
- Heavy Machinery & Construction Equipment
If you work in another industry, do not worry. Consult our full technical and manufacturing translation services page. If you need more information feel free to contact us.
Financial and Legal Translation
If you’re expanding your operations into Bulgaria, you will need to navigate its legal and financial institutions. You need the support of translation services with expertise in this niche field of translation. In all languages, legal and financial terminology is highly specific. Deals can fall through on technicalities. You need to have the utmost confidence in the quality of the professional translation you use. Our team understands both the technical language and the importance of meeting deadlines. We can provide translations of the following types of documents, and much more:
- Service Agreements and Contracts
- Trademark and Patent Registration
- Court Proceedings
- Financial Reports
You will feel the benefit of our years of experience in the banking, legal, investment, and insurance fields. We can help you successfully reach out to a huge customer base . We can also translate legal documents into English so that you are kept in the loop at all times.
What if you’re a lawyer representing someone who only speaks Bulgarian? Professional translation and phone interpretation services will give you the tools you need to communicate in person or via writing. It also eases communication between entities.
Technology and Education Translation
Did you know the United States has more Bulgarian immigrants than any other country?
Mass immigration from Bulgaria began in the 19th century. Even today, some natives choose to make the move to the United States. Around 250,000 immigrants live in the United States.
Out of the eastern European countries, only Russia sends more students to the United States than Bulgaria. Language barriers pose significant challenges to students upon their arrival. Even if a student achieved fluency in English before their arrival, they may struggle with formal documents or idioms.
Translation eases the transition for students. Having resources available in their native language reduces the chances of mistakes on important paperwork.
Are you teaching a child of Bulgarian-speaking parents? Translation of documents helps you keep them involved in their child’s education. They’ll have an easier time reviewing documents and understanding updates and paperwork. With phone interpretation, your parent-teacher meetings will be smoother and easier to understand by both parties.
Technology and education are two major growth industries that need to communicate with people in every country. You need a professional translation team who understands more than just the language. Our translation team and software localization department work together. They ensure that your IT translation project will go smoothly.
We can work with your development teams. This will ensure that the user interface experience in Bulgarian matches the original language. Our localization services allow you to connect with your target demographic on a new level.
Here’s a snapshot of how we can help:
- Website Translation
- User Manuals
- Online Help
- User Interface
- App Store & Google Play Store Materials
- Parent/Student Handbooks
- IEP Documentation
- Telephone Interpreting for Conferences, Meetings, or Emergency Situations
Professional Bulgarian Translation Services for You
With its nine tenses and multiple influences, nobody said Bulgarian translation was easy!
That’s why it’s vital to work with translation experts who have experience in a wide range of fields. Localization provides your customers with a natural language experience.
We have almost 50 years of experience in providing superior translation services. Whether you need Bulgarian translation or one of our more than 200 other languages, we are the right choice for your company. Request a quote for your document translation today.