At LinguaVox, we recognize the nuances and intricacies that come with the different variants of the Portuguese language. Whether you require English-European Portuguese, English-Brazilian Portuguese, or English-African Portuguese translation services, our team of native Portuguese translators, based in key cities like Lisbon, Porto, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, and Luanda, are prepared to assist you. They provide impeccable translation services that consider regional dialects, cultural context, and local expressions to deliver translations that truly resonate with your target audience.
LinguaVox is an online translation agency specialised translation services from Portuguese from Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique and other Portuguese-speaking countries.
Our professional European, African and Brazilian Portuguese translators are qualified, specialised and experienced linguists who provide multimedia, website, patent, medical, legal, technical, and certified translations into Portuguese.
We also work with native English-speaking translators who can translate your Portuguese-language files into English.
LinguaVox has been offering Portuguese translations for more than 20 years. Two international certificates and a long list of satisfied clients in the UK, Europe and the Americas, attest to our exceptional quality standards.
As an ISO 17100 certified translation company, each of our translators and language professionals are carefully selected and matched to the projects that better suit their specialist skills. We also work with in-country linguists, meaning that if you require the translation of a contract to be used Sao Paulo, we will ensure that the project is assigned to a Brazilian Portuguese translator, with a solid background in law, and who is familiar with the particularities of the judicial system in the state of Sao Paulo. Likewise, if you have a product catalogue you'd like to use in Portugal, we will assign the translation to a Portuguese linguist in Portugal, who will make sure that the translation fits the local market.
Our English-Portuguese translation services extend across various document types and industry sectors. Whether you need to translate corporate documents, financial reports, medical records, legal documents, or technical translations, our highly skilled Portuguese translators are on hand to deliver precise and culturally appropriate translations. Our commitment to quality and accuracy ensures that your message is clearly communicated, no matter the complexity of the document or the technicality of its content.
Our African, European and Brazilian Portuguese language services include:
• Technical document translation between English and Portuguese (Brazilian Portuguese, African Portuguese, or European Portuguese), and between European and Brazilian Portuguese and English — our translators specialise in areas as diverse as forestry, management, human resources, law, medicine, civil engineering, international trade, tourism, manufacturing, import and export, dentistry, etc.
• Technical document translation and interpretation services between Portuguese (Brazilian, African or European) and dozens of other languages, including Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese, and many more.
• Certified translations for use in various countries, including Portugal, Brazil, Angola etc.
• Certified translation of Portuguese-language documents into English for use in the UK, USA, Canada etc.
• Software, website and videogame localisation services.
• Multimedia translation solutions — dubbing, narrating, subtitling, etc.
• Desktop publishing (DTP) services and typesetting, using state-of-the-art equipment and software.
• Urgent European Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese translations and rush translations.
For the Brazilian, African, and other Portuguese-speaking communities in London, Manchester, Dublin, Boston, and Newark, dealing with official documents in English can be a challenge. That's where LinguaVox steps in with certified translation services. Our team helps by translating Portuguese documents into English, ensuring they're accepted by USCIS, UK, and Irish authorities.
Many Brazilian and African Portuguese speakers in these cities rely on our translations. We're here to make sure their documents are ready and accurate for any official use.
With Portuguese being the official language in nine countries and spoken by over 270 million people worldwide, the potential for reaching a vast audience is huge. That's why we also provide website translation services to help businesses penetrate Portuguese-speaking markets. Whether your target audience speaks European, Brazilian, or African Portuguese, our native translators ensure your content is culturally appropriate and engaging.
Portuguese is the official language in nine countries: Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, and the island-nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. It is also an official language in the Special Administrative Region of Macau. Portuguese has official status in international organisations like the European Union, Mercosur, the Organisation of American States, and the African Union.
With over 270 million speakers, Portuguese is the most widely spoken language in the southern hemisphere, and the world's fifth most spoken language. A recent study by UNESCO declared that Portuguese is, along with Spanish, the language with most potential for international growth. Furthermore, the Brazilian economy is one the world's largest and future projections predict that it will continue to expand in the short-medium term.
As such the demand for Portuguese translations is constantly growing and LinguaVox provides hundreds of clients with their frequent and growing translation needs into Brazilian Portuguese and Portuguese for Portugal.
With such a widespread reach, it is not surprising that there are numerous dialectal variations within the Portuguese language.
Despite recent spelling reforms to homogenise the language globally, there are still significant differences between European Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese. The two variants differ widely in terms of spelling, pronunciation, the use of tenses, and vocabulary. Some of the most significant variations include the use of você instead of tu to refer to the 2nd person, differences in word order, and the omission of the definite article. Also, and despite a recent orthographic agreement, there are two orthographic systems applicable to Portuguese. Some publishers and website owners even opt for translating into two different Portuguese versions: one aimed at the Brazilian population, and one targeting Portuguese speakers in Europe.
While Portuguese speakers in Brazil and Europe can generally understand each other, using a European Portuguese translation in Brazil (or vice versa) would present readers with an unnecessary foreign feel. In addition, there are important cultural and geographical references that would be missed by readers of each Portuguese variant.
If the translation is to be used in African countries such as Angola, it is important to know that spelling reforms which have been adopted in Portugal and Brazil are not as widespread and often the pre-reform spelling is preferred.
At LinguaVox translation company we ensure that our Portuguese translations are carried out by in-country translators, as part of a team of expert localisers, to ensure that your Portuguese translation is suitable for the target audience.
We offer translation services in more than 150 languages
Our ISO 17100 Certified Translation Agency provides a wide range of professional translation services, including medical, legal, technical, patent, website and certified translation services. We are specialised in English translation services into and from most world languages:
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