Turkish Translation and Interpreting

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Turkish Translation and Interpreting

At Translate UK we provide a professional Turkish translation service, as well as Turkish interpreters for all dialects. Turkish is one of the most commonly spoken languages both in the United Kingdom and around the world, making it vital for communication.

Million Speakers Worldwide

Million Native Speakers

Million Second Language Speakers

Thousand Turkish Speakers in the UK

Turkish Language History

Turkish is a Turkic language spoken predominantly in Turkey. Turkish is the most widely spoken of all the Turkic languages, accounting for 40% of Turkic language speakers. All the Turkish languages including Turkman and Azerbaijani are closely related are can be reasonably understood by speakers of other Turkic languages.

Turkish evolved from Oghuz which to Anatolia during the eleventh century, here it developed into Ottoman Turkish. As the language evolved it adopted loanwords form Persian and Arabic, using the Perso-Arabic script for its written form. In 1928 Turkish switched to a Latin alphabet and removed some of the Arabic and Persian loanwords.

Turkish Around the World

There are around 88 million Turkish speakers globally with most of these living in Turkey. It is also an official language in Cyprus and a recognised minority language in various countries throughout Eastern Europe and Central Asia. These minority groups are often found in countries who once belonged to the Ottoman Empire, including Greece, Romania, Serbia, Iraq, Bulgaria, and North Macedonia.

In addition to this over two million Turkish speakers are currently living in Germany and Turkish speaking communities can also be found in France, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, the United States, and the United Kingdom. In the United Kingdom there are currently 99,000 Turkish speakers, compromising 0.2% of the population. As the fourteenth most spoken language across England and Wales, Turkish plays an important role in communication with local minority populations. We are here to help with any Turkish translation and interpreting needs across the UK.

High Quality Turkish Translations

At Translate UK we can provide Turkish translators or interpreters for a range of dialects. We can also provide additional support for certain sectors by providing them with linguists who have specialised in a specific field. Our linguists are required to keep up to date with specific industry terminology and requirements. This allows us to provide a more customised and supportive service. To learn more about our specialist sectors select one from below.

Turkish Translation Service

We can provide translations to and from Turkish for any document, no matter how large or small. We have been providing document translations for fifteen years, from letters and reports to patient records and certificates, there isn’t much our experienced team haven’t seen. All of our translators are qualified and vetted by us, and many are DPSI qualified or registered with the ITI or CIOL.

Turkish Legal Document Translation

We can provide Turkish translations for any document which is to be used in a legal setting. We have an in-house legal expert with almost 20 years’ experience as a solicitor and are acutely aware of the importance of accuracy and reliability when it comes to the translation of legal documents.

On top of this, each of our legal translators has a specialist focus in law, having worked in or completed training specific to the legal sector. We ensure that all of our legal translators are up to date with the current terminology both in the UK and in their native language to guarantee a quality translation with no mistakes.

Turkish Technical Document Translation

We can provide Turkish translations for technical or scientific documents. This includes journal literature, operation manuals, safety instructions, patents and technical drawings. We know how important it is to have precise, accurate and consistent translations of technical documents, so all our translations are done by experts in the field.

We ensure all of our linguists to stay up to date on the specialised terminology used in their field and for ongoing projects we’ll try to assign the same translator where possible so that they can become familiar with your company terminology and vocabulary.

Secure and Confidential

At Translate UK confidentiality is of the upmost importance to us and we are careful to act in complete compliance with GDPR regulations. Each of our linguists signs a confidentiality agreement before undertaking any work for us and we only ever send documents via secure email.

Turkish Interpreting Service

In addition to our Turkish translation service we can also provide Turkish speaking interpreters. All our interpreters are qualified experienced professionals with relevant post-graduate qualifications and membership of professional linguistic associations. We are well equipped to provide interpreters at short notice and we have even provided linguists for the same day.

Face to Face Turkish Interpreters

Our face to face Turkish interpreters work to facilitate communication between individuals who speak Turkish and those who speak English, in order to provide them with equal access to all of the services they might need.  We recommend face to face interpreting where a conversation is necessary, including complex and sensitive situations where information is best delivered in person.

Remote Turkish Interpreters

We understand that it is not always possible to use a face to face interpreter, so we also provide a remote interpreting service. Our Turkish speaking remote interpreters can be contacted through a variety of platforms according to your business needs. This include over-the-phone and a complimentary conference call service. They can also be contacted through video call platforms including Zoom and Skype. 

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