Thai Translation Services
Thai to English
Standard Thai, also known as Central Thai or Siamese, is the official language of Thailand, spoken by about 72 million people including speakers of Bangkok Thai (although the latter is sometimes considered as a separate dialect). Khorat Thai is spoken by about 500,000 in Nakhon Ratchasima; it occupies a linguistic position somewhere between Central Thai and the Isan on a dialect continuum, and may be considered a variant or dialect of either. A majority of the people in the Isan region of Thailand speak a dialect of the Lao language, which has influenced the Central Thai dialect.
Many of these languages are spoken by larger numbers outside of Thailand. Most speakers of dialects and minority languages speak Central Thai as well, since it is the language used in schools and universities all across the kingdom.
The Thai alphabet has a combination of 24+ vowels, 44 consonants, tone marks and its own numerals, though Thais make use of Hindu-Arabic numerals like those in English. There are no capital letters.
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We are a professional translation company with the experience and a reputation you can trust! Certified to ISO 17100, which mandates EVERY Thai translation be revised / proofread by a second professional Thai translator. This ISO certification is an assurance our translation company has met a wide range of process and quality assurance mechanisms that correlate in giving our clients confidence in our Thai translations.
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We have specialist teams of professional linguists in various fields and competences. Our translators are experts in their industry, with relevant knowledge and experience. We assign translation teams to work according to their business sector skill sets.
Our mother tongue Thai translators and interpreters are dispersed all around the world. Our global Project Management presence and dispersed teams of Thai translators means that we can handle your project professionally, even when you have tight turnaround requirements.
Things to Consider
There are a wide range cultural aspects in the Thai speaking world that can vary quite significantly depending on the region. For example, many colors, symbols, and region-specific slang can have unintended implications. It is vital that text be adapted accordingly.
In the translation industry we use the term ‘Transcreation’ to refer to this adaptation of a text to suit the cultural understanding of a specific target audience.
It can be a challenging task for a business to expand into the Thai market. It’s vitally important that marketing and advertising messages are correctly adapted to this audience, while not compromising the original purpose, style, tone, and context of the message. An awareness of local cultural nuances and adapting your text accordingly is why our Thai translators only translate into their native tongue.
Thai Website Localization
In the age of globalization, localizing your website is a highly cost-effective investment and an easy way to expand your business presence in that target market. We can professionally translate your website into Thai to retain its meaning and flavor as per your original content. Don’t insult your prospective customers by using a “free website translation tool” that risks showing disrespect before even building a client relationship. We can work in HTML, XML, ASP, PHP, GIF, JPEG, Joomla, WordPress, Drupal, PNG, and other Content Management Systems.