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Portuguese Interpreter and Translator

Portuguese Interpreting Services

24-7 Language Services offers Portuguese interpreting services to public sector law firms, GP practices, businesses and government bodies both in London and outside London. Professional Portuguese interpreting services are provided by Portuguese interpreters who have a wide breath of experience and specialism.

 

Our Portuguese interpreting services are available at short notice at highly competitive rates, and our Portuguese interpreters have extensive experience in the private sector assisting businesses with international trade and the public sector in areas ranging from asylum and immigration, family and children issues, crime, housing, mental health, medical issues, social services, welfare benefits and more. We can provide different types of interpreting in Portuguese including, Portuguese Court Interpreters, to law firms, Portuguese interpreters for businesses and Portuguese interpreters for business meetings. We are also able to provide face to face Portuguese interpreting, a service by telephone and consecutive Portuguese interpreting.

 

24-7 Language Services can provide Portuguese interpreters in London, Birmingham, Brighton, Cardiff, Leeds and all major cities in the UK. Our Portuguese interpreters can also visit all courts, prisons, hospitals, solicitors’ offices and businesses in the UK.

 

Our qualified Portuguese interpreters are vetted and each has their own particular area of specialism. They are experienced in delivering high quality professional interpreting clearly and precisely.

 

If you require Portuguese interpretation service please call our Bookings team on 01923 827168, or email us on contact@24-7languageservices.com. Alternatively, please click on ‘Quotation’ and submit an enquiry form for a free quote.

 

Portuguese translation services

24-7 Language Services offer professional Portuguese translation services to public sector law firms, doctor’s surgeries, businesses and Government bodies both in London and throughout the UK

 

Our experienced and qualified translators offer a variety of translation services in Portuguese , including translations of documents from Portuguese to English and English to Portuguese . Our translators are able to offer translations of legal, medical, business documents, websites from Portuguese to English and into Portuguese. We offer a certified Portuguese translation service.

 

Professional Portuguese translation services are provided by Portuguese translators who have a wide breath of experience and specialism and only translate into their mother tongue. Our Portuguese linguists are carefully vetted and adhere to our quality standards.

 

All Portuguese translations are returned in the agreed format, on time and we will always stick to our quote.

 

If you require an Portuguese documentation translation services, please call our Bookings team on 01923 827168, or email us on contact@24-7languageservices.com. Alternatively, please click on ‘Quotation’ and submit an enquiry form for a free quote.

 

About the Portuguese Language

Portuguese is a language spoken by over 223 million people and it is known as a Western Romance language. Its origins can be traced back to the Iberian Peninsula. As well as Portugal, Portuguese is also the predominant language in other countries, including Brazil, Angola and Mozambique. It is the official language in 9 countries, but spoken in many others. 99.8% of people in São Tomé and Príncipe speak Portuguese and 75% of Angola. In Mozambique, there are around 40% of native Portuguese speakers and 30% of the population of Guinea-Bissau speak the language.

 

Standard European Portuguese is the preferred language for African countries speaking Portuguese. There are only two dialects used in Portuguese and these are the European and Brazilian.

 

As with many other languages, Portuguese orthography is based on Latin, where they use acute accent, grave accent, and the cedilla for the stress in words. Portuguese is mainly phonemic but spellings often differ. Portugal reformed their orthography in 1916, to make the spelling more in line with the pronunciation of words. Brazil modified their orthography in 1943 and then revised it in 1970. In 2009, an orthography was created to bring together the written Portuguese of other Lusophony countries.

 

Portuguese can be classified as a Western Romance language, with origins in the Iberian Peninsula. The countries which speak Portuguese solely are: Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil, Guinea-Bissau, Angola, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe. It is also one of the official languages in East Timor, Macau in China, São Tomé and Príncipe.

 

Written Portuguese has roots which date back to the 12th century. Vulgar Latin was spoken on the west of Iberian Peninsula and this replaced any previous local languages. Standard Portuguese was developed in the 16th century and is the result of dialects from Lisbon to Coimbra.

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You will find similar phonology to Portuguese in other languages, including French, Catalan and Occitan. In Portuguese phonology, there are 9 oral vowels, 21 consonants and 2 semi vowels, as well as 5 nasal vowels.

 

The Portuguese language takes many of its verbal inflections from classical Latin. Some of the grammar used in the language is different to any of the other Romance languages. Portuguese has many variations in grammar which differ from other Romance languages.

 

Portuguese literature includes that which is written in the language, especially by Portuguese people or people who reside in Portuguese speaking countries. Portuguese literary tradition dates back to medieval Galician-Portuguese poetry, which was developed in Galicia and northern Portugal. There is a wide variety of lyric poetry which comprises to make up Portuguese literature.

 

The vocabulary of Portuguese has been taken from Latin, which is the same as other Romance languages. Some words in the language have also been derived from pre-Latin Paleo Hispanic languages and other words have also been loaned from other languages. The vocabulary is quite similar to that of Italian, English, Spanish and French. In particular, natives of Spain, Italy and French find it easier to pick up Portuguese than other countries.

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