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Spanish Translation Resources

Learn about priniciples of Spanish-English translation, or find out where you can find a translator to do the work for you.
  1. Online Dictionaries (55)
  2. Online Translation (9)
  3. Professional Translation (12)

Principles of Translation: How Do You Decide Which Word To Use?
Sometimes, when translating from one language to another, you may need to translating words that aren't listed in a language-to-language dictionary. This article discusses principles of translation using a real-life example.

Online Translation: How Good Is It?
You've probably seen Web sites that provide free translation services. Can you trust the results you get?

Top Spanish-English Dictionaries
When picking a dictionary, be sure to find one that meets your needs. You might consider a compact one for travel or classroom use, a more comprehensive one for study. Many dictionaries also include guides to pronunciation, verb conjugation and idioms.

Translating 'Quedar'
'Quedar' is a verb that, far more so than most verbs, has a translation that depends on the context.

How Do You Translate This Proverb?
Learning how to translate this proverb provides some guides to the principles of translation.

Definition of 'Transliteration'
When one language adopts words from another language, transliteration can be part of the process.

American Translators Association
Accreditation, job listings and other resources for translators and interpreters.

La Declaración de Independencia
A Spanish translation of the U.S. Declaration of Independence with links for Spanish students.

How Do You Say "Community Housing"?
Principles of English-to-Spanish translation based on an actual example.

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