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Translators are professionals who translate or convert documents or other material from one language to another and charge a fee for their services. Urdu translators are professionals who translate a piece of work to the Urdu language from another language or translate to another language from the Urdu language.

What Urdu Translators Do?

An Urdu translator goes through the material that needs to be translated and understand the industry-specific terminology needed. This material usually means written text or audio clips. He or she may then read or in some cases listen to the material and make notes. A translator reads through the text before starting or listens to the audio recording to understand the context. He or she would clear any doubts that may be there with the author or the client. He or she may then convert the material to or from Urdu into another language while ensuring that the meaning of the text remains the same. Urdu translators also study and analyze the particularities of the target audience and keep cultural aspects in mind when translating a piece of work.

Urdu translators are typically seen associated with media houses, publication houses, market research companies and other government and non -government agencies. Most of the translators work for themselves as freelancers, and sometimes they could also be professionals doing online jobs from home.

If you wish to hire Urdu translators, make sure your freelancer can:

  • Transfer style, tone and cultural elements of the text to and from Urdu.
  • Use specialist dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to find the closest equivalents for terminology and words used.
  • Conduct research to fully understand the technical terminology.
  • Liaise with clients whenever needed.
  • Proofread and edit the final script.
  • Follow translation quality standards.

Qualifications of an Urdu Translator

It is ideal for your freelancer to have the following skills:

  • Relevant experience in translating to and from Urdu
  • Fluency in written and spoken Urdu
  • Knowledge of translation memory software, such as Wordfast, memoQ, Across, SDL Trados and Transit NXT
  • Excellent proofreading ability
  • Good knowledge of content editing tools
  • Familiarity with translation software
  • Time-management skills and an eye for detail

When hiring Urdu translators, make sure to examine their credentials and speak to their previous clients for a reference check.

Benefits of Freelance Urdu Translators

Freelance Urdu translators also create a mix of translation, localization and copywriting, where the text is culturally and linguistically adapted to suit the reader. They take care of the smallest of nuances of the script, which may have been overlooked by the client.

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