Yiddish to English Translation Services
While many languages are connected to a specific place or nation, Yiddish is connected to a specific group of people. Yiddish has speakers in a variety of countries around the world, such as the United States, Ukraine, and Moldova. Consequently, Yiddish documents and materials can vary considerably. Fortunately, TranslationServices.com is ready to help you with your Yiddish translation needs.
Yiddish is a language with a unique history. As a Germanic language, it shares much of its grammar with Dutch while taking a large portion of its vocabulary from German. The language has been influenced by several neighboring languages and includes many words from ancient Hebrew. Alongside modern Hebrew, Judeo-Moroccan Arabic, and Ladino, Yiddish is written in the Hebrew alphabet.
The challenges of Yiddish to English translation
Although Yiddish is recognized as a minority language in countries such as Sweden, Israel, and the United Kingdom, it is not the state language of any nation. Additionally, it has no unified standard form. In fact, several varieties of Yiddish exist that differ in terms of grammar and vocabulary. For example, the Eastern variety of Yiddish has been strongly influenced by Slavic languages such as Ukrainian and Polish. In modern Yiddish literature, these different varieties of Yiddish are sometimes mixed to provide characterization or humor. Therefore, for high-quality Yiddish to English translation services, you need a translation team that understands the conventions and nuances of Yiddish writing across different kinds of materials.
The types of materials we translate from Yiddish to English
Websites. We can help you take your message to a global audience through our excellent Yiddish to English website translation services. Our team translates corporate sites, government web pages, travel websites, and more.
Literary works. Yiddish has a history of written literature that goes back centuries in Europe. While Yiddish has enjoyed a renewed interest in recent years, a large collection of untranslated work remains. This includes songs, poems, and short stories. Our translators have the necessary training and understanding of Yiddish literature to accurately reproduce it in English.
For your specific needs in Yiddish to English translation, you can rely on TranslationServices.com, no matter where you are. We can help you reach an audience in Stockholm, New York, Tel Aviv, or anywhere else.
(We also offer English to Yiddish translation services.)