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Translation Resources: General

Translation Resources: General
Here you will find links to information on practically every imaginable aspect of language translation. This list of translation links was originally compiled by and is used by the kind permission of Michelle de Raaij, from her invaluable website Internet Resources for Translators, with a number of new additions.

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Translation Resources: General


IATE - The new version of EURODICAUTOM
EURODICAUTOM WWW Interface - The multilingual terminological database of the European Commission's Translation Service
Translation and Drafting Aids in the European Union Languages
The DG for Translation of the European Commission - Home Page of the European Commission's Translation Service in all EU languages
EUR-Lex - European Union law in all EU languages
CELEX - Information source on European Community law.

Multilingual Dictionaries

Online Dictionaries From Around The World! - A collection of pages with links to online dictionaries in over 120 languages from all over the world, including monolingual online dictionaries, bilingual online dictionaries, online technical and specialty dictionaries, and online translation engines and hyper-dictionaries. - Dictionaries & free translation tools. Over 130 online dictionaries, machine translation systems and over 1000 glossary links.
Web of On-line Dictionaries - More than 400 dictionaries of over 130 different languages.
The Terminology Collection - Collection of online dictionaries.
Yahoo! Reference:Dictionaries:Language
The Microsoft glossaries (FTP).
Apple Localization Tools, including glossaries (FTP).
Novell Glossaries
TERMITE - Terminology of Telecommunications database in 6 languages.
The LOGOS dictionary - Multilingual dictionary.
The ISI Glossary of Statistical Terms - English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Hungarian, Turkish, Estonian, Lithuanian, Slovenian, Polish, Icelandic, Euskara, Farsi, and Afrikaans.
Multilingual Glossary of Medical Terms - Project commissioned by the Eur. Commission and executed by the Heymans Institute of Pharmacology and the Mercator School, Department of applied Linguistics.
Chemistry Translated - Translations of chemistry related words. Currently five languages are included: Dutch, English, German, French and Italian. This project is part of the Dutch Dictionary on Organic Chemistry
European Inland Navigation Encyclopedia - About 6.000 words related to navigation, shipbuilding, waterway engineering, transport etc, in German, Dutch, English, and French.
Internationales Immobilien-Vokabular - Real-estate terminology in German, English, French, Spanish and Italian.
woodwindwords - German-English-French dictionary for woodwind instrument terms.
Currency Codes - The official ISO 4217 standard, published by the International Organization for Standardization, specifies three-letter codes for currencies worldwide.
The Alternative Dictionaries - Slang dictionaries in many languages.
Multilingual Online Film Dictionary - Dictionary to help better understand movie-specific terms in foreign languages..
Disney Comics Characters in different languages.
Dogs and Horses: Breeds & Colours - English, German and Dutch list. Incomplete (suggestions are welcome).
Fish Breeds - Latin, Dutch, English, German, French, Italian, and Spanish (PDF)


Internationalization - A collection of Macintosh technologies and resources developers can use to internationalize or localize their applications.
InfoPlease - On-Line Dictionary, Internet Encyclopedia, & Almanac Reference.
Languages on the Web - Site with 30,000 language links.
Online Conversion - Convert just about anything to anything else.
Foreign Exchange Currency Converter by OANDA
Acronym Search - 80,000 acronyms and abbreviations, with over 300,000 definitions.
iso8859-1 table
Codes for the Representation of Names of Languages
Pitsco's Launch to Ask an Expert - Free advice, from the Amish to Zoo Keeping. Ask an Expert is a directory of links to people who have volunteered their time to answer questions and webpages that provide information.
Libweb - Library WWW Servers. .
UCLA Language Materials Project - Database of learning resources (including dictionaries) for less commonly taught languages of the world.
CIA World Factbook

Other Sites With Useful Content

Getting lost in the translation - BBC article about online translation tools.
Directive 2000/35/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 June 2000 on combating late payment in commercial transactions.
Translation and Subtitling resources
Silicon Valley Localization Forum - Online forum for the Internationalization and Localization professional community.
The Language Realm - Web site about translation and language by Roger Chriss, including his 15 articles about translation as a profession. - Helping translators do better business. - helping translators find better clients.
Translation Journal
Tips for Translators
Lingualizer Localization E-zine - Subscription page.
META - The Spiritual Translator Newsletter. Translation humour and more serious issues.
Gideon Toury's Site
The Translator's Home Companion .
Ruud Harmsen's Website - interesting pages about language (and other interesting pages).
Anthony Pym's Homepage - Translation theory and a great list of translation training institutes.
Languages and translation - A collection of useful links and resources for translators.
The Human-Languages Page .
Cecilia Falk's Home Page - Links for Swedish. .
Resources for Translators and Interpreters IUD Univ Innsbruck .
Transcopy Translation Pages
Byte Ryte Bookshelf - For technical writers.
The Terminology Forum .
Standard Contract of the New England Translators Association.
Webb's World Translation Resources
Dieter Wiggert´s Translation Links