Afrikaans Translation Services
Professional Afrikaans Document Translations
Straker Translations offers multiple translation services and has particular expertise in the following areas:
- Legal translation
- Financial translation
- Technical translation
- Medical translation
- Immigration translation
We have developed the World's most advanced translation platform - Transl8™, which enables us to offer unbeatable prices and very fast turnaround times for our translation services. If you are looking to translate English-Afrikaans or Afrikaans to English then we offer some of the most competitive Afrikaans translation pricing structures available.
Afrikaans Translations you can Trust
All of our translation processes and systems are certified to EN15038, the highest global standard for the translation industry. We are members of the Association of Language Companies and TAUS (The European association for language data technology). Our linguists are highly skilled within the translation industry and our systems of in-house testing and validation ensure clients get the highest quality translation. We can provide certified translations for almost any country including legal certified translations.
We offer a range of Afrikaans translations services including:
- Afrikaans video translation & transcription
- Afrikaans subtitling
- Translation of Afrikaans PDF document
- Microsoft office document translation
- Ediscovery on Afrikaans documents
- Certified Afrikaans immigration translations
We Have It Covered
With our pool of over 5000 translators we can select someone with not only the language skills you need but also the content knowledge you are looking for. We have unique systems to select just the right person for the job quickly and easily so you have a translation that speaks directly to your audience. Just let us know what you need and we will match the perfect translator for your content.
The Afrikaans Language
Afrikaans is a West Germanic language, spoken natively in South Africa, Namibia and to a lesser extent in Botswana and Zimbabwe. It originates from 17th century Dutch dialects spoken by the mainly-Dutch settlers of what is now South Africa. Historically referred to as "Cape Dutch". Although Afrikaans adopted words from languages such as Malay, Portuguese, the Bantu languages, and the Khoisan languages, an estimated 90 to 95 percent of Afrikaans vocabulary is ultimately of Dutch origin. Therefore, differences with Dutch often lie in a more regular morphology, grammar, and spelling of Afrikaans. There is a large degree of mutual intelligibility between the two languages—especially in written form—although it is easier for Dutch-speakers to understand Afrikaans than the other way around.
With about 6 million native speakers in South Africa, or 13.3 percent of the population, it is the third most spoken mother tongue in the country. It has the widest geographical and racial distribution of all the official languages of South Africa, and is widely spoken and understood as a second or third language. Estimates of the total number of Afrikaans-speakers range between 15 and 23 million